Christina D. Hardman-O'Neal
Monmouth Executive Center
100 Willow Brook Road
Freehold, NJ 07728
P: (732) 410-2329
F: (732) 462-0498
Attorneys / Christina D. Hardman-O'Neal
CHRISTINA HARDMAN-O'NEAL is an attorney in our Wills, Trusts and Estates Department. She is experienced in all aspects of estate planning, administration, litigation and taxation as well as guardianships, zoning and land use, business organization formations, dissolution, mergers, and franchising. Ms. Hardman-O'Neal is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey, New York and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Ms. Hardman-O'Neal was listed as a Rising Star in 2012 and now a Super Lawyer 2013 in the areas of trust and estate litigation by New Jersey Monthly Magazine**.
She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the College of New Jersey in 1993 and her Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law in 1998, where she also received the Jennifer Smalldone Award for Outstanding work in the Field of Disability Law. She served as the Managing Articles Editor for the Rutgers Race and Law Review and volunteered as a legal intern and summer associate for Rutgers Special Education Clinic in Newark. In addition, Ms. Hardman served as law clerk to the Honorable Donald S. Goldman and Glenn A. Grant in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Family and Criminal Divisions, Essex County and as an intern for the Honorable William H. Walls in the U.S. District Court, Newark.
Ms. Hardman-O'Neal is a member of the American Bar Association, Young Lawyers' Division; New Jersey State Bar Association, where she serves as Trustee; Monmouth Bar Association, where she served as Chair of the Young Lawyers' Committee and Attorney Coach to the New Jersey State High School Mock Trial Competition. She is also the Treasurer for the Red Bank Networking Group.
Ms. Hardman-O'Neal is very active in the community. She is President of the Women's Club in Red Bank, where she also served as Treasurer from 2002-2004. She is a board member of the Community YMCA Child Achievement Centers, is actively involved with the Estate & Financial Planning Council of Central New Jersey and the Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation. Ms. Hardman is a volunteer for the Monmouth County Association of Retarded Citizens and also serves as a volunteer attorney for the Red Bank Chapter of the Saint Vincent DePaul Society.