Keith A. Hammond

Keith A. Hammond

Attorney
Location:
Flagstaff, Arizona
Phone:
928-433-6788
800-673-6076
Fax:
928-556-0984
Email:

Mr. Hammond primarily practices in the area of plaintiff’s personal injury and criminal defense. He has tried 39 jury trials through December of 2013 and handled over 1,400 criminal cases of which 350+ were DUI's. He has also collected $3,890,000.00 for his personal injury clients from January of 2007 to the end of 2013.  

Keith A. Hammond has been an attorney in Flagstaff, Arizona since 1988 and formed KEITH A. HAMMOND, PC in June of 1990. He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology. Mr. Hammond received his Juris Doctorate in Law from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa in 1988.

Mr. Hammond primarily practices in the area of plaintiff's personal injury, criminal defense, real estate, landlord tenant law and homeowner association law. He has tried over 30 jury trials and over 1,000 forcible detainers. His primary real estate clients include 47 homeowners associations, Sterling Real Estate Management (formerly Mark Caro Property Management), Real Property Investments and AZNORTH Realty.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Auto Accidents
  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI/DWI
  • Criminal Law
  • Brain Injury
  • Burn Injuries

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified by U.S.A. Swimming as a Starter, Stroke & Turn Official.

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 1988
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1998
  • Hopi Tribal Court, 1996

Education

  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa
    • J.D. - 1988
  • University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
    • B.A. - 1985
    • Major: Anthropology

Classes/Seminars

  • Presenter for the Arizona State Bar presentation of "The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Ethics Rules" in 2009 and 2010.

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated BV Attorney for very high legal ability & ethical standards by Martindale Hubbell for 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014.
  • 2013 Special Recognition Award for 25 years of practice
  • Avvo Rated Attorney 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
  • Justice 2002 Award from Arizona Supreme Court, the Coconino County Superior Court and the Coconino county Bar Association in appreciation for efforts made to provide access to swift, fair justice to the criminal case re-engineering process.
  • Lambda Alpha National Anthropology Honor Society 1985 - Present
  • 2014, June 11, Selected to the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.
  • 2014, June 9, Elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation in recognition of exemplary dedication to the legal profession and service to society.
  • 2014 AVVO Rated “Superb 10” Attorney.
  • 2014 AVVO “Clients' Choice Award”.
  • “2004 Top Pro Bono Attorneys VIP of Arizona Award” from the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education for leadership, commitment and generosity in providing legal assistance to indigent clients in Arizona.
  • “Justice 2002 Award” from Arizona Supreme Court, the Coconino County Superior Court and the Coconino county Bar Association in appreciation for efforts made to provide access to swift, fair justice to the criminal case re-engineering process.
  • “Certificate of Recognition” for contributions to the advancement of legal education thorough the Arizona High School Mock Trial Program.
  • “1997 Certificate of Appreciation” from DNA Peoples Legal Services for freely giving over 20 hours of time, talent and energy as a volunteer attorney on behalf of indigent clients through the Coconino County Pro Bono Program.
  • 1995 “Award of Appreciation” from Yavapai College for participation in the Paralegal Intern Program.
  • “Commander’s Award” from U.S. Marine Corps Reserve for outstanding achievement in support of the 1995 Toy for Tots Program.
  • 1995 “Certificate of Appreciation” on behalf of the Arizona Bar Association Young Lawyers Division for hard work and dedication as a member of the Executive Council for 1993-1995.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, 1985 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, 1999 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2014 - Present
  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Member, 1999 - Present
  • Better Business Bureau (BBB), Member, 2004 - Present
  • Arizona Multihousing Association, Member, 2002 - Present
  • Lambda Alpha National Anthropology Honor Society, 1985 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Coconino County Legal Aid, Staff Attorney, 1988 - 1990

Pro Bono Activities

  • "1997 Certificate of Appreciation" from DNA Peoples Legal Services for freely giving over 20 hours of time, talent and energy as a volunteer attorney in behalf of indigent clients through the Coconino County Pro Bono Program., 1990 - Present
  • "2004 Top Pro Bono Attorneys VIP of Arizona Award" from the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education for leadership, commitment and generosity in providing legal assistance to indigent clients in Arizona.