WILLIAM JAMES HARDY
William Hardy is one of the founding partners of Hardy Marble LLP. Mr. Hardy has dedicated his entire legal career to representing the interests of injured workers, families, not-for-profit charitable corporations and religious organizations. He actively engages in all aspects of general practice litigation and has successfully handled cases resulting in favorable outcomes for hundreds of clients.
Mr. Hardy practices in all of the Courts of New York State, including Town, City and County Courts in all eight counties of Western New York. He regularly litigates cases in New York State Supreme Court, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court and in the Federal Court in the Western District of New York.
Mr. Hardy concentrates his practice in the areas of corporations, tax matters, trademarks, immigration, workers’ compensation, civil litigation, criminal defense, DWI defense, real estate, estates, personal injury, social security disability and matrimonial and family law.
Mr. Hardy graduated magna cum laude from Hiram College, cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Law, and has a M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York.
Mr. Hardy is also an ordained Presbyterian minister and has served as the pastor of churches in Central New York and Western New York for more than twenty years. In addition, he also serves on several not-for-profit boards of directors, including the Kenan Center Board of Governors, the Thomas C. Porteus, Jr. Charitable Foundation, Inc., Happy Times Preschool and Childcare Center, Inc. and the Lockport Meals on Wheels. Mr. Hardy is also a member of the Lockport Rotary Club.
Mr. Hardy resides in the Town of Lockport with his wife, Renee and they have four children.
BRADLEY D. MARBLE
Mr. Marble focuses his practice on the representation of clients with serious, complex and catastrophic injuries from automobile accidents, construction accidents, premises liability, and general negligence. With that focus, Mr. Marble has successfully litigated cases in the United States District Court and New York State Supreme Court’s in Western New York. Mr. Marble has tried numerous cases to verdict in these areas. Mr. Marble spent more than a decade working for one of Western New York's premier personal injury law firms. Gaining the knowledge and experience that he now uses to secure the best possible results for his clients.
Mr. Marble also practices in the area of general litigation including, corporations, workers’ compensation, civil litigation, criminal defense, DWI defense, real estate, estates, social security disability and matrimonial and family law, tax matters, trademarks, immigration.
Mr. Marble is a cum laude graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo and a graduate of Albany Law School of Union University. He is member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Erie County Bar Association and the Niagara County Bar Association.
Mr. Marble was also actively involved in the University at Buffalo Law School Trial Technique program in 2010 and 2011. He assisted the instructor in teaching the second and third year law students the skills, rules and procedure necessary to try a case from the beginning of the trial through the jury’s verdict.
On November 17, 2009, the Lockport Town Board appointed Mr. Marble as their Town Prosecutor. He is responsible for the prosecution of cases involving vehicle and traffic law violations, possession of marijuana, underage possession of alcohol, harassment in the second degree and violations of the local and New York State Building Code.
Mr. Marble is an at large member of the Board of Directors for the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County, which is responsible for all 4-H programs within the County as well as the Niagara County Fair.
In 2016, Mr. Marble was named Niagara’s 12 under 40 by Leadership Niagara, the Niagara Gazette and the Lockport Union Sun and Journal, which recognized his contributions as an attorney as well as in the community.
In 2017, Mr. Marble was named a Super Lawyers – Rising Star in the field of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury.
Mr. Marble resides in the Town of Lockport with his wife Joanna and their four children, Andrew, Izabella, Addison and Carter.