Steven D. Hamilton was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, November 9, 1947. Steven graduated from University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1969 and University of Arizona, J.D., 1972 Phi Delta Phi. He was admitted to bar, 1972, Arizona and U.S. District Court, District of Arizona; 1976, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1977, Iowa and U.S. District Courts, Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa. He was Vice Chairman, Moot Court Board, 1971-1972.
Steven is a member of State Bar Arizona; Iowa Trial Lawyers Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He practices primarily in Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation matters.
Steven Hamilton represented Kevin Bloderman in Bloderman v. The City of Sioux City. The case was settled for $2.5 million in 1994. This is one of the largest known settlements in Woodbury County, Iowa, for a single personal injury.
He represented Jim and Barbara Hooper in Hooper v. IBP, a workers' compensation case against IBP where Jim Hooper sustained depression as a result of physical injuries and was found to be totally disabled. After three appeals to the Iowa Court of Appeals in various matters and the passage of close to ten years, the matter was finally resolved in 2002.
Steve Hamilton has a pilot's license and flies the firm's airplane, a Saratoga II HP. He is available to represent persons in aircraft injury.