Honors & Achievements

Jim Sr., Will, and Jim Jr., recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2015

Jim Sr., WIll, and Jim Jr., were recently recognized as top lawyers in Trust and Estates by Best Lawyers in America© 2015. This publication considers an extensive peer-review survey to determine inclusion. This recognition is a testament to the reputation our lawyers have earned with other lawyers in the community.


Hartnett Law Firm has 19th Largest Verdict in Texas

Once a year Texas Lawyer’s Verdict Search publishes a list of the highest verdict amounts in the state of Texas. This year one of our verdicts was listed as the 19th largest for 2013.


Jim Hartnett Jr., Go-To Lawyer in Trust & Testates

Jim received the great honor of being named the Go-To Lawyer in trust and estates in 2013. This is the second time he has received this award. The magazine named him the top lawyer in this field because of his hard work, performance, success and devotion to the trust and estates field. It is an outstanding honor and The Hartnett Law Firm is proud of Jim’s achievement.


Will, Jim, and James Best Lawyers in America

Best Lawyer’s in America named has named three of our attorneys as Best Lawyer’s in America over the past few years. Will, Jim Jr., and James Sr., were all recognized again for 2014. The publication acknowledges lawyers throughout the nation whose dedication to their work make them exceptionally qualified candidates to take your case.


Will Hartnett named Super Lawyer

In October 2012, Texas Monthly named Will as one of their Super Lawyers in the trust and estates field. This award recognized Will’s expertise and reputation in the field.


Lifetime Achievement Award

In 2009, the Dallas Bar Association’s Probate Section honored one of our founding attorneys, James Hartnett Sr., with a lifetime achievement award. This award was given due to James’s more than 50 years of dedication and devotion to the Probate community.


Jim Hartnett Jr., Top-Notch Lawyer for Trust and Estates

In 2007, Jim was recognized by Texas Lawyer as one of the top attorneys in this area. Over the years Jim has expanded our practice throughout the state of Texas. Thanks to his work ethic, respect for peers, and willingness to take on a challenge he has brought The Hartnett Law Firm’s services across the state.


James Hartnett Sr., recognized as a Super Lawyer

In October 2004, Texas Monthly magazine named James as one of their Super Lawyers in the trust and estates field. This award recognizes his expertise and reputation in the field and his achievements in the courtroom.


Jay Hartnett is named a Texas Rising Star

In 2004, Texas Monthly recognized the top lawyers under 40 as rising stars. Jay was one of those attorneys recognized specifically for trust and estates.


Jim Hartnett Jr., named Go-To Lawyer in Trust & Estates

Jim received the great honor of being named the Go-To Lawyer in Trust and Estates in 2002. Texas Lawyer magazine named him the top lawyer in this field because of his hard work, performance, success and devotion to the trust and estates field. It is an outstanding honor and The Hartnett Law Firm is proud of Jim’s achievement.