Hartman Law Firm LLC

Hartman Law Firm LLC

The insurance company has attorneys working on their behalf. Who's working for you and your family? Frank Hartman is on your side.

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in South Carolina and has no record of discipline from the South Carolina bar association. *

Hartman Law Firm LLC

Hartman Law Firm LLC

The insurance company has attorneys working on their behalf. Who's working for you and your family? Frank Hartman is on your side.

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in South Carolina and has no record of discipline from the South Carolina bar association. *

Firm Overview

Main Office

Main Office
6650 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone

(843) 300-7600

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Hartman Law Firm L.L.C. was established by Mr. Hartman in 2011 in Charleston, South Carolina. Mr. Hartman worked with a prominent local firm prior to opening his own firm. During the three years of his employment, Mr. Hartman tripled the settlement results for his clients. His experience in the industry led him to conclude that large plaintiff firms put their own bottom line above their clients' best interest, settling their clients' cases on a case volume practice as opposed to obtaining the best results for their client, or profit over people. Insurance companies are well aware of the large firms' reputation for settling cases for less than their actual values, so they offer significantly less, knowing these claims are likely to settle anyway. Mr. Hartman opened his own firm so he could help his clients obtain the best settlement results and because he thinks the people of South Carolina deserve better.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

Mr. Hartman is a local boy who returned to serve his home town. Born at the Baptist Hospital in Columbia, SC, his family moved to the Isle of Palms when he was two years old. Mr. Hartman grew up on the Isle of Palms, attended Sullivan's Island Elementary School, Porter-Gaud High School, and is a James F. Byrnes Scholar and an alumnus of the College of Charleston. He graduated from The Florida State University School of Law in 2006. Mr. Hartman was an exchange student to the University of Groningen, the Netherlands while in undergraduate school. He studied at Oxford University, England, and Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands while in law school. Mr. Hartman speaks Dutch and Spanish and has a working knowledge of Russian, bringing a multicultural viewpoint to his practice. His uncle, Cotton Harness, served the people of the Low Country for thirty years in Environmental Law, and was a forerunner and advocate for mediation in South Carolina. His father, Pogo Hartman, was a successful personal injury lawyer in Columbia, SC.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We value people over profit. It is the relationships we build as people that define our lives.

Hartman Law Firm LLC
Frank Hartman

Mr. Hartman is a local boy who returned to serve his home town. Born at the Baptist Hospital in Columbia, SC, his family moved to the Isle of Palms when he was two years old. Mr. Hartman grew up on the Isle of Palms, attended Sullivan's Island Elementary School, Porter-Gaud High School, and is a James F. Byrnes Scholar and an alumnus of the College of Charleston. His uncle, Cotton Harness, served the people of the Low Country for thirty years in Environmental Law, and was a forerunner and advocate for mediation in South Carolina. His father, Pogo Hartman, was a successful personal injury lawyer in Columbia, SC.

Today, Mr. Hartman is a well-respected and successful attorney in South Carolina, a member of the Charleston Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association, American Bar Association, and The South Carolina Association for Justice. Mr. Hartman is Episcopalian by faith, and a published author, penning "Tyger River Redux," an exploration of the historical foundation of insurance bad faith law in the State of South Carolina. Future publications include "Ten Ways to Wreck Your Car Accident Case."

License

Bar Number: 75265
South Carolina, 2007

Education

College of Charleston
BA, 2000

The Florida State University of Law
J.D., 2006

Hartman Law Firm LLC
Frank Hartman

Mr. Hartman is a local boy who returned to serve his home town. Born at the Baptist Hospital in Columbia, SC, his family moved to the Isle of Palms when he was two years old. Mr. Hartman grew up on the Isle of Palms, attended Sullivan's Island Elementary School, Porter-Gaud High School, and is a James F. Byrnes Scholar and an alumnus of the College of Charleston. His uncle, Cotton Harness, served the people of the Low Country for thirty years in Environmental Law, and was a forerunner and advocate for mediation in South Carolina. His father, Pogo Hartman, was a successful personal injury lawyer in Columbia, SC.

Today, Mr. Hartman is a well-respected and successful attorney in South Carolina, a member of the Charleston Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association, American Bar Association, and The South Carolina Association for Justice. Mr. Hartman is Episcopalian by faith, and a published author, penning "Tyger River Redux," an exploration of the historical foundation of insurance bad faith law in the State of South Carolina. Future publications include "Ten Ways to Wreck Your Car Accident Case."

License

Bar Number: 75265
South Carolina, 2007

Education

College of Charleston BA, 2000


The Florida State University of Law J.D., 2006


Hartman Law Firm LLC
James Hartman

Hartman Law Firm LLC
James Hartman

Firm Overview

Main Office

Main Office
6650 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone

(843) 300-7600

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Hartman Law Firm L.L.C. was established by Mr. Hartman in 2011 in Charleston, South Carolina. Mr. Hartman worked with a prominent local firm prior to opening his own firm. During the three years of his employment, Mr. Hartman tripled the settlement results for his clients. His experience in the industry led him to conclude that large plaintiff firms put their own bottom line above their clients' best interest, settling their clients' cases on a case volume practice as opposed to obtaining the best results for their client, or profit over people. Insurance companies are well aware of the large firms' reputation for settling cases for less than their actual values, so they offer significantly less, knowing these claims are likely to settle anyway. Mr. Hartman opened his own firm so he could help his clients obtain the best settlement results and because he thinks the people of South Carolina deserve better.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

Mr. Hartman is a local boy who returned to serve his home town. Born at the Baptist Hospital in Columbia, SC, his family moved to the Isle of Palms when he was two years old. Mr. Hartman grew up on the Isle of Palms, attended Sullivan's Island Elementary School, Porter-Gaud High School, and is a James F. Byrnes Scholar and an alumnus of the College of Charleston. He graduated from The Florida State University School of Law in 2006. Mr. Hartman was an exchange student to the University of Groningen, the Netherlands while in undergraduate school. He studied at Oxford University, England, and Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands while in law school. Mr. Hartman speaks Dutch and Spanish and has a working knowledge of Russian, bringing a multicultural viewpoint to his practice. His uncle, Cotton Harness, served the people of the Low Country for thirty years in Environmental Law, and was a forerunner and advocate for mediation in South Carolina. His father, Pogo Hartman, was a successful personal injury lawyer in Columbia, SC.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We value people over profit. It is the relationships we build as people that define our lives.

Hartman Law Firm LLC
Frank Hartman

Mr. Hartman is a local boy who returned to serve his home town. Born at the Baptist Hospital in Columbia, SC, his family moved to the Isle of Palms when he was two years old. Mr. Hartman grew up on the Isle of Palms, attended Sullivan's Island Elementary School, Porter-Gaud High School, and is a James F. Byrnes Scholar and an alumnus of the College of Charleston. His uncle, Cotton Harness, served the people of the Low Country for thirty years in Environmental Law, and was a forerunner and advocate for mediation in South Carolina. His father, Pogo Hartman, was a successful personal injury lawyer in Columbia, SC.

Today, Mr. Hartman is a well-respected and successful attorney in South Carolina, a member of the Charleston Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association, American Bar Association, and The South Carolina Association for Justice. Mr. Hartman is Episcopalian by faith, and a published author, penning "Tyger River Redux," an exploration of the historical foundation of insurance bad faith law in the State of South Carolina. Future publications include "Ten Ways to Wreck Your Car Accident Case."

License

Bar Number: 75265
South Carolina, 2007

Education

College of Charleston
BA, 2000

The Florida State University of Law
J.D., 2006

Hartman Law Firm LLC
Frank Hartman

Mr. Hartman is a local boy who returned to serve his home town. Born at the Baptist Hospital in Columbia, SC, his family moved to the Isle of Palms when he was two years old. Mr. Hartman grew up on the Isle of Palms, attended Sullivan's Island Elementary School, Porter-Gaud High School, and is a James F. Byrnes Scholar and an alumnus of the College of Charleston. His uncle, Cotton Harness, served the people of the Low Country for thirty years in Environmental Law, and was a forerunner and advocate for mediation in South Carolina. His father, Pogo Hartman, was a successful personal injury lawyer in Columbia, SC.

Today, Mr. Hartman is a well-respected and successful attorney in South Carolina, a member of the Charleston Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association, American Bar Association, and The South Carolina Association for Justice. Mr. Hartman is Episcopalian by faith, and a published author, penning "Tyger River Redux," an exploration of the historical foundation of insurance bad faith law in the State of South Carolina. Future publications include "Ten Ways to Wreck Your Car Accident Case."

License

Bar Number: 75265
South Carolina, 2007

Education

College of Charleston BA, 2000


The Florida State University of Law J.D., 2006


Hartman Law Firm LLC
James Hartman

Hartman Law Firm LLC
James Hartman

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in South Carolina and has no record of discipline from the South Carolina bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in South Carolina and has no record of discipline from the South Carolina bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.