The Hamilton Law Firm attorneys and key personnel include Willis Hamilton
, Steven Hamilton, Mary Hamilton and James Hamilton Jr.
Willis J. Hamilton
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Willis J. Hamilton was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, August 20, 1949.
He graduated from Creighton University, B.A., 1971; J.D., 1974.
was admitted to bar, 1974, Iowa; 1977, U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals
, Eighth Circuit; 1985, Nebraska.
Willis is a member of Buena Vista County, Iowa State, Nebraska State and American Bar Associations; Iowa Trial Lawyers Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Iowa Association of Workmen's Compensation Lawyers.
practice areas are primarily Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation law.
has been responsible for a number of significant cases.
argued Ross v. Ross in the Iowa Supreme Court
which established that it was not unconstitutional to treat farm employers and employees differently than other employers and employees in the Iowa workers' compensation system.
tried Allen v. Finnman, which resulted in a verdict of $1.8 million in Cherokee County, Iowa.
has represented a number of firemen and families in a propane explosion which resulted in significant confidential settlements in Buena Vista County, Iowa, in 2001.
also represented the Reitz Family in Woodbury County, Iowa in Reitz v. Buchanan where a cash settlement of $8 million was paid in July 2002.