Taking Pride in our Work

KBM is a full service litigation and business defense firm.  We handle cases from their inception through all levels of appeal.  Our firm has a primary focus that includes the following practice areas:

Civil Rights Defense

At KBM, we recognize law enforcement is one of the most important and sensitive services any governmental entity can provide.

Employment Law

When it comes to public employment, litigation can often be avoided through proper training and sound policy.


The lawyers at Keating, Bucklin & McCormack have been involved in upwards of 100 coroner's inquests over the past 30 years.

Land Use Liability

Land use regulation, permitting and litigation are among the most complex and daunting processes a governmental entity can face.

Personal Injury Defense

For more than three decades, KBM has expertly defended its clients against thousands of personal injury lawsuits.

Premises Liability Litigation

Any business or agency with facilities that are open to the public may eventually be accused of negligence.

Public Records Act Compliance

A public records request comes in asking for voluminous documents which will require numerous redactions.

Road Design - Traffic Engineering Liability Cases

Road design cases involve complex issues of traffic engineering, design engineering and accident reconstruction.

School Law

KBM attorneys have become trusted legal advisors to school districts, school boards, and administrators on the important and varied legal issues they are faced with every day.

“It was very apparent to me that Stew's skillful representation of our officers was personal to him, they were more than simply another client”

Bill Hamilton, Interim Chief of Police, Kirkland Police Department