David W. Hardacre received a J.D. degree in June of 1968 from Loyola University of Los Angeles, and was admitted to the California State Bar in January 1969. Since then he has been in practice continuously in the West Los Angeles area with the firm of Blum, Propper & Hardacre, Incorporated. Mr. Hardacre is a business lawyer, practicing corporate law, securities law, the law of personal service corporations, particularly for motion picture “loan outs,” and what has become known as “transactional law,” and has handled a number of substantial securities matters for public companies. Mr. Hardacre also has extensive experience in probate and trust litigation.
Mr. Hardacre was born in Liverpool, England on May 3, 1940, attended Piedmont High School in the San Francisco Bay Area, and took his undergraduate degree at Chapman University (B.A. 1963). He is a member of the State Bar of California, and the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and served the Beverly Hills Bar Association as the Chairman of the Association’s Continuing Education Committee. He has written and published articles in various law journals, and for ten years was adjunct-professor of law at the University of Laverne, San Fernando Valley campus, where he taught copyright law, entertainment law, and the law of professional responsibility, or legal ethics.
Mr. Hardacre has received the highly respected top rating of AV® from legal research and legal directory publisher Lexis Nexis® – Martindale Hubble, which conducts independent peer reviews rating the legal ability and professional ethics of lawyers. This rating reflects the confidential opinion of lawyers and judges in the community.