Skip Hardin has over 35 years of legal experience representing clients throughout South Carolina. Skip concentrates his practice in the areas of Automobile Dealer Law, Civil Litigation, Business Law, and Employment Law. He counsels dealers and dealer groups regarding the complex legal issues facing automobile, truck and marine dealers today. As a litigator and trial attorney, he has handled jury and non-‐jury trials at all levels of state and federal practice including trials in municipal, magistrate, common pleas and federal court. He is also a trained mediator and has been actively involved in alternative dispute resolutions for many years. He has handled agency hearings, from local school board hearings to matters before state and federal administrative agencies. Currently, Skip resides in Columbia and has three grown sons; all BSA Eagle rank recipients.
After receiving his B.A. from the University of South Carolina, we went on to get his J.D. from the University of South Carolina as well. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association, American Bar Association, Richland County Bar Association, and is a Asst. Adjunct Professor at USC Law School, “Sports and Entertainment Law". He also is a Member of First Baptist Church in Columbia, SC, a coach and volunteer for Dentsville Dixie Youth Baseball (1992-‐2002), BSA Ex. Board, Indian Waters Council (1996-‐2011), and a Vigil Honor Recipient, Order of the Arrow, for Boy Scouts of America.