Company: Kenneth D. Hampton, Attorney at Law
Location: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Kenneth Hampton, JD, Attorney, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in disability law.
An esteemed figure in the realm of disability law, Mr. Hampton has accrued 35 years of professional excellence in his field. A partner at the firm since 1992, Mr. Hampton specializes in Social Security Disability, Supplemental Security Income, worker’s compensation, short-term disability, and long-term disability. Prior to his current appointment, he worked in private practice from 1989 to 1992, was an associate with UAW Legal Services Plan from 1985 to 1989, and an associate with Legal Services of North Central Alabama from 1983 to 1985.
To prepare for his celebrated career, Mr. Hampton sought formal education, obtaining an Associate of Arts from Jefferson State Junior College in 1977. He followed this with a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Samford University in 1979, as well as a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in 1982. He has since been admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and the Alabama State Bar.
Alongside his professional endeavors, Mr. Hampton is active in the legal community, and is a member of the American Association of Justice. In addition, he served his community as a court-appointed juvenile advocate of Madison County from 1991 to 1999. While pursuing his law degree, he was a student material editor for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy from 1981 to 1982. In recognition of his exceptional accomplishments, he was honored with the Pro Bono Award from the Lawyer Referral Service in both 1990 and 1992.
Hailing from a family of hard workers with roots in manual labor, Mr. Hampton delved into the world of disability law as a result of witnessing family members succumb to injury and illness which prevented them from working. He considers the highlight of his career his continuous representation of those who have difficulty advocating for themselves, winning cases in worker’s compensation and disability benefits to make his clients’ lives easier.
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