Kirkham L. Hake was born and raised in Sacramento and attended most of his high school years in Sacramento. He then enrolled and completed his undergraduate studies at Pacific Union College located in Angwin, California. He enrolled at McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento where his academic endeavors earned him the Order of the Coif and an American Jurisprudence Award in Insurance Law. Immediately after graduation he sat for the California Bar Exam in December 1996 which he successfully passed.
Kirkham has a diverse background ranging from civil litigation, education law and now Workers' Compensation. He has gained extensive trial experience in the field of Workers' Compensation since 2003 and has brought a level of expertise to RJP&A that could only be brought by a grizzled veteran.
Kirkham was living and working in Southern California but the prodigal son has returned to his roots in Sacramento.
When he's off the clock, Kirkham's interests include studying history, war gaming with 1:1200 scale ships, enjoying music and trying to teach himself to play electric guitar.