Kevin M. Hammon

Deputy County Counsel

Kevin Hammon joined the Office of the County Counsel in 2007, and serves in the Office’s Child and Family Protection Team. He represents the County’s Department of Family and Children’s Services (DFCS) in child abuse and neglect cases. In this capacity, Kevin has handled a wide variety of trials, statutory hearings, and alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Kevin also represents the County in Dependency Wellness Court, where parents with substance-abuse histories participate in informal hearings before a team of service providers, attorneys, and judges. Kevin has also handled appeals, standing orders, and educational-rights issues.

Kevin’s professional expertise includes:

  • Child dependency law
  • DFCS policies and procedures
  • Dependency Wellness Court and substance-abuse-related legal issues
  • Trials and alternative dispute resolution

Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 2004
    • Chief Managing Editor, Journal of Islamic and Near Eastern Law
    • American Bar Association Representative
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2001

Professional Associations

  • Lincoln Law School Professor, Child Dependency Law (2013)
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
    • Trustee (2012-Present)
    • Chair of the Lawyer Referral Service (Present)
    • Executive Committee Member (2013)
    • Chair of the Law Related Education Committee (2010-2011)

Prior Experience

  • Associate Attorney at McManis Faulkner (2004-2007)

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