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Thomas E. Hammond II

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Thomas E. Hammond II graduated from Washburn University Law School in 2007. He was admitted to the bar in the state of Kansas in 2007 and in Missouri in 2009. He is also admitted to the United States District Court for the District of Kansas. Mr. Hammond joined Gates Shields Ferguson Swall Hammond P.A. in October 2007.

Mr. Hammond has assisted in all phases of client relations, legal counseling, and negotiations. He also actively participates in all phases of litigation, including discovery and trial. Mr. Hammond has extensive litigation experience in a wide array of legal fields, ranging from the representation of landowners and the Kansas Department of Transportation and Turnpike Authority in $6,000,000+ condemnation litigation to the representation of small businesses and restaurants. He also represents clients – both from the defendant’s and plaintiff’s perspective – in numerous personal injury cases. He has experience in complex litigation cases throughout the states of Kansas and Missouri.

Mr. Hammond is also active in assisting families and children in domestic litigation throughout the state of Kansas as a certified mediator. He regularly represents parties in divorces that involve high assets, business ownership, and other complex investments and real estate holdings. Additionally, he serves as a Pro Tem judge in Johnson County district court.

Practice Areas

  • Eminent Domain
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • High Asset and Complex Domestic Litigation
  • Domestic Litigation Including Sale and/or Valuation of Business and Real Estate


  • Washburn University School of Law, J.D., 2007; Specialist Certificate in Advocacy
  • University of Kansas, B.S. Business Administration, 2004
  • University of Kansas, B.G.S. History, 2004

Court Memberships

  • Kansas, 2007
  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas, 2007
  • Missouri, 2009
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 2009

Professional Associations & Organizations

  • CORE Certified Mediator
  • AV Preeminent Rated Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 40 Trial Lawyers Under 40
  • Johnson County Pro Tem Judge
  • Johnson County Bar Foundation President
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Kansas Association for Justice
  • Kansas Chapter of Delta Chi Alumni Board of Trustees President
  • Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society
  • Johnson County Charity Golf Tournament Chair
  • Chairman of Kansas Client Protection Commission
  • Kansas Board for Discipline of Attorneys

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