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Michael Austin Hackard

Michael Austin Hackard

Estate and Probate Lawyer
Hackard Law
Mather, CA
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About Michael Austin Hackard

Attorney Biography

Michael A. Hackard has practiced law for 39 years. His practice includes Trust Litigation, Personal Injury – Plaintiff, Wrongful Death – Plaintiff, Estate Planning and Business and Commercial Matters. Michael regularly represents clients in California and federal courts and his experience has also included representing clients before federal, state and local legislative and administrative bodies.

Michael is a native of Sacramento, California. His practice includes the representation of out-of-state clients in California related legal matters. Michael is committed to lifelong learning and this learning has included executive-level courses at Dartmouth University’s Tuck School of Business, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, Columbia Business School and Northwest University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Michael is dedicated to his clients. His experience teaches him that litigation clients first seek counsel that will listen and be committed to them. This commitment included an understanding that the client’s personal and/or financial safety is often paramount coupled with the need for real time efforts to prevent disputed matters from getting worse.

Michael’s general philosophy includes dedication to clients, legal excellence, a serious commitment to professional ethics, the finest ongoing professional training, and unashamedly applying important beliefs, ethics and values. He is proud to lead legal teams that reflect these values.

Michael Hackard is a top rated "AV" for over 20 years ("AV Preeminent is a significant rating accomplishment- a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence."). Avvo also ranks him with their highest rating – " 10.0 Rating – ‘Superb.’" Michael is also a "SuperLawyer" – an honor reserved for no more than five percent of attorneys in each state.

Practice Areas

Estate and Probate Law (21%)
Probate (11%)
Estate Planning (10%)
Family Law (9%)
Wills (8%)
Trusts (8%)
Elder Law (5%)
Commercial Real Estate Law (5%)
Health Law (5%)
Business Law (4%)
Alternative Dispute Resolution (4%)
Immigration Law (4%)
Personal Injury (3%)
Criminal Defense (3%)
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Bar Licenses

California State Bar
Member in Good Standing


McGeorge Law School, University of the Pacific
Juris Doctor

Sacramento State

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Los Angeles County Bar Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association

California Lawyers Association, Trusts and Estates Section
California Lawyers Association, Trusts and Estates Section

California Lawyers Association
California Lawyers Association

State Bar of California

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Commercial Recognitions

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Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion

Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers

AV Preeminent

Avvo 10 - Superb

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Michael Austin Hackard
Hackard Law
10630 Mather Blvd.
Mather, CA 95655
Office: 916-313-3030

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