Nathan R. Hardymon

Nathan R. Hardymon

Associate

Phone (502) 562-0050

Biography

Nathan R. Hardymon joined Diana L. Skaggs + Partners, PLLC as an associate in 2019 after having been a Staff Attorney for the Honorable John M. McCarty, a Family Court judge in Daviess County, Kentucky. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2018 cum laude. While working toward his degree, Mr. Hardymon served as a Certified Legal Intern with the University of Kentucky College of Law Legal Clinic. There he utilized a limited practice license to advise, counsel, and represent indigent clients in a variety of civil legal matters, including dissolution of marriage. Prior to law school, Mr. Hardymon graduated in 2015 from the University of Kentucky with an M.A. in Linguistic Theory and Typology, and in 2013 with a B.A. in Linguistics and a B.A. in Spanish.

Education & Professional Memberships

  • J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law, 2018, cum laude
  • M.A. in Linguistic Theory and Typology, University of Kentucky, 2015
  • B.A. in Spanish and B.A. in Linguistics, University of Kentucky, 2013
  • Bar Admissions and Professional Memberships
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2018 – Present
  • Louisville Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2018 – Present

Professional Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2018 – Present
  • Louisville Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2018 – Present

Continuing Education

  • 2020
    • 2020 AAML National Seminar, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Web
      • Cutting Edge Evidence Issues
      • Virtual Advocacy, Wave of the Future?
      • Divorcing the Highly Planned Family
      • Virtual Negotiating
      • Defending the Accused
      • What Family Lawyers Must Know About Accessing Trust Funds in Divorce and Beyond
      • Finding Solutions in Extreme Risk Cases
      • Family Law Ethics and Best Practices for the Practitioner in a Post-Covid World
      • Avoiding Appellate Pitfalls and Preserving Appellate Error
      • A Deck Stacked with ACES: How a Scientific Study Can Improve Our Service to Clients and Care for Ourselves
      • Appraisals of Fine and Decorative Arts and Luxury Goods: What the Matrimonial Lawyer Needs to Know
    • 2020 AAML Institute for Family Law Associates Webinar, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Web
      • How to Second Chair a Family Law Case
      • Custody During COVID and Other Parenting-Time Provisions
      • Business Valuation Terminology for the New Lawyer
      • Uncovering What the 1040 Can Tell Us
  •  2019
    • Cross-Examination: A Lawyer’s Only Chance to Testify, Louisville Bar Association, Louisville, KY
    • Forensic Toxicology for Attorneys: Alcohol, Drugs, & How to Use an Expert, Toxicology Labs, Inc., Dayton, OH
    • Spanish for Attorneys, Texas Young Lawyers Association, Web
    • Basic Legal Training for Dependency, Neglect, & Abuse Cases, Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts Department of Family and Juvenile Services, Madisonville, KY
  • 2018
    • 2018 Kentucky Law Update, Kentucky Bar Association, Owensboro, KY
    • 2018 New Lawyer Program, Kentucky Bar Association, Covington, KY

Recent Posts

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General Division of District Court Has Jurisdiction to Hear IPO Cases Involving Minors; GAL Must Be Appointed to Represent Minors in IPO Cases – Published Opinion from Supreme Court of Ky.

The two issues decided by the Supreme Court of Kentucky in this case were (1) whether the juvenile division of District Court has exclusive jurisdiction over IPO cases involving a minor petitioner and/or respondent; and (2) whether an unrepresented minor that is a petitioner or respondent to an IPO action must be appointed counsel.
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Hearsay Statements Detailing Abuse, Behavior, and Feelings to a Treating Therapist that Are Essential for Diagnosis and Treatment Are Properly Admissible; Hearsay Statements Regarding the Identity of the Perpetrator May Be Admissible – Published Opinion from Supreme Court of Ky.

At issue in this case was (1) whether statements of a child to a treating therapist regarding alleged abuse constitute inadmissible hearsay; (2) whether statements of a child to a treating therapist regarding the alleged perpetrator of abuse constitute admissible hearsay; and (3) whether the trial court erred by failing to give more consideration to...
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