John E. Harding

John E. Harding

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Pleasanton, CA

Harding & Associates Family Law
 | 78 Mission Drive, Suite B, Pleasanton, CA 94566
Phone: 925-417-2202
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

John E. Harding, JD, CFLS, AAML, IAFL is an experienced divorce lawyer and mediator with expertise in divorce, post-divorce, parenting, paternity, property division, support, challenging and enforcing pre-nuptial agreements, and all other family law and domestic partnership matters.   He has maintained an active family law practice in Northern California since 1989.  He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the International Academy of Family Lawyers, two of family law's most prestigious  and exclusive organizations. He has been accorded Certified Family Law Specialist status by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.  In addition to being a family law litigator, he practices collaborative divorce and provides mediation services for couples with and without attorneys, case evaluation mediation, and parenting coordinator services.

White Papers

  • Divorce Guide - Divorce Guide, Collaborative Divorce Guide, Mediation Divorce Guide, Men's Divorce Guide, Women's Divorce Guide, Finanacial Divorce Guide, Co-Parenting Divorce Guide, Children and Divorce Guide

  • About John Harding

    Admitted 1989, California

    Professional Webpage: www.hardinglaw.com/portfolio/john-harding

    Honors and Awards:

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Family Law Specialist, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Alameda County Bar Association, Family Law Section (Family Law Executive Committee, 2009-2010)
    • Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • Eastern Alameda County Bar Association (President, 2006)
    • Contra Costa County Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Amaerican Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers National Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. Speaker, Legal Technology., 2015
    • Family Law Settlement Commissioner Pro Tempore, Alameda County Superior Court
    • Judge Pro Tem, Alameda County Superior Court

    Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

    • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, Walnut Creek, California, Speaker, Smoke and Mirrors: Cash Games People Play, Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, Walnut Creek, California
    • 39th Annual Family Law SymposiumAmerican Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Northern California Chapter, Napa, California, Speaker, 39th Annual Family Law Symposium, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Northern California Chapter, Napa, California
    • International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers European Chapter Meeting 2015, Seville, Spain, Speaker, International pre/post nuptials and marriage contracts, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers European Chapter Meeting 2015, Seville, Spain
    • National webinar, Speaker, The Business of Family Law, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers 2014 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, Speaker, The Mac Attack, Running Windows on a Mac, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers 2014 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
    • Speaker, My Smoke, Your Mirrors: Accounting Games People Play in Family Law Matters, The State Bar of California 87th Annual Meeting, San Diego, California
    • National webinar, Moderator, Collaborative Practice, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • National webinar, Moderator, “Try And See It My Way” – Insight into Powerful Negotiation Strategies, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • National webinar, Moderator, Show Me The Money, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • 37th Annual Family Law SymposiumAmerican Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Northern California Chapter, Napa, California, Speaker, Prenuptial Agreements, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • National webinar, Moderator, Trends In Child Custody Research, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Northern California Chapter, 36th Annual Family Law Symposium. Napa, California., Chair, 36th Annual Family Law Symposium
    • Family law MCLE program, speaker, Introduction to Divorce Law.  LawReview CLE, Pasadena, California., Speaker, Introduction To Divorce Law
    • Family law MCLE program, speaker, Introduction to Divorce Law.  LawReview CLE, Anaheim, California., Speaker, Introduction To Divorce Law
    • Family law MCLE program, Introduction to Divorce Law.  LawReview CLE, Oakland, California., Speaker, Introduction To Divorce Law
    • Family law course for lawyers, Intructor, Essentials of Family Law, Solo Practice University
    • Family law MCLE webinar, Speaker, Business Valuations, SB 481 and the Dreaded "Double Dip, The State Bar of California Family Law Section
    • Family law MCLE presentation at the AAML Northern California Symposium, Speaker, Legal Technology In Family Law, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, California, Sonoma
    • Family law trial procedure presentation at the AAML Northern California Trial Practicum, Speaker, Offers of Proof, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, California, San Francisco
    • Family law MCLE program, Speaker, Family Law From A To Z, National Business Institute, California, Santa Clara County
    • General MCLE presentation, Speaker, Technology Tips, Association of Certified Family Law Specialist, California, Oakland
    • Family law MCLE class, Speaker, Handling California Divorce Cases From Start to Finish (ethics section), National Business Institute, California, Oakland
    • Legal technology, Speaker, Utilizing Computerization in the Practice of Law, LegalTech, California, San Francisco
    • Trial skills MCLE program, Speaker, Trying Your First Civil Case, National Business Institute, California, Oakland
    • Author, Selling Your Tracing!
    • Author, Family Law Offers of Proof: A Procedural Enigma
    • Author, The Next Generation in Family Law Practice
    • Author, Handling California Divorce Cases From Start to Finish (ethics section)
    • Author, Family Law From A To Z
    • Author, How to Litigate Your First Civil Trial in California

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Board of Managers, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer Northern California Chapter. 2015 President-Elect.
    • Board of Managers, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer Northern California Chapter.  2014 Treasurer.
    • Board of Managers, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer Northern California Chapter.  2013 Secretary.
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers National Law Office Management Committee
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers National Webinar Committee
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers National Technology Committee
    • Chair, 36th Annual Symposium, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Northern California
    • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

    Newsletters:

    • As a service to our clients, we at Harding & Associates are pleased to provide you with this monthly e-newsletter and hope that the information and articles contained within are helpful and supportive., Family Law eNewsletter
    Office Location for John E. Harding

    78 Mission Drive, Suite B
    Pleasanton, CA 94566

     

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