Patricia Hardt, Esq. is an experienced litigator serving the people of the Hampton Roads region of Virginia. Many satisfied clients have put their trust in Attorney Hardt for representation in criminal defense, traffic violations, juvenile representation, family law matters, and personal injury claims. Attorney Hardt prides herself on fighting to preserve the rights of her clients who are everyday people that just happen to be entangled in a difficult situation. She has a simple philosophy about the people she represents. Attorney Hardt ardently believes that just because a person was charged with a crime does not mean they are a bad person. It might just mean they had a bad day. Therefore, she gives you and your case the individualized attention you deserve.

Attorney Hardt learned the ropes in criminal litigation as a Public Defender in Rhode Island and then in Virginia. In those positions, Attorney Hardt zealously advocated for her clients who were facing sometimes insurmountable odds in the criminal justice system. Additionally, Attorney Hardt worked for the Commonwealth of Virginia as a prosecutor assigned to felony and misdemeanor domestic violence cases. Each position afforded Attorney Hardt the opportunity to gain valuable courtroom and trial experience. Additionally, Attorney Hardt advocated for juveniles and families as an attorney for the Department of Children and Families in Rhode Island. Her clients now reap the benefit of her vast courtroom experience.

Criminal Defense
Domestic Violence
Child Custody

Patricia Hardt, Esq. is a member in good standing in the bars of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the State of Rhode Island, and the District of Columbia. These bars admissions serve her clients well who face multi-jurisdictional issues.

Attorney Hardt attended Roger Williams University School of Law in 2005. Upon graduation, Attorney Hardt received the prestigious Feinstein Institute For Legal Services Pro Bono Award for representing underserved populations in Providence, RI. Her dedication to serving those less fortunate than she is a testament to Attorney Hardt’s mission.

If you or someone you love was arrested for a crime in Virginia, was cited for a traffic violation, has a divorce or custody issue, or a juvenile legal matter, Attorney Hardt can help. Call 757-962-5588 for a free consultation at her office conveniently located at 780 Lynnhaven Pkwy, Suite 400 Virginia Beach, VA 23452.