Stokes, Hamer, Kirk & Eads, LLP 

Serving Humboldt County Residents for over 68 years      

Welcome to Stokes, Hamer, Kirk & Eads, LLP

From left to right:

Eric Kirk, specializing in civil litigation, real estate, probate, environmental law, and business law.

Chris Hamer, specializing in construction litigation, real estate, probate, water rights, and business law.

Jason Eads, specializing in trusts and estates, business, municipal law, and commercial contracts.

Joshua Kaufman, specializing in estate planning, real estate, business formation, and contracts.

Stokes, Hamer, Kirk & Eads, LLP  (formerly known as Stokes, Hamer, Kaufman & Kirk, LLP) has provided justice and quality legal services to clients in Humboldt, Trinity, and Mendocino Counties since 1948. Although the firm’s main office is located in Arcata, CA,  clients can see our attorneys at the firm’s Garberville office by appointment. 


Stokes, Hamer, Kirk & Eads, LLP currently has four partners, Chris Hamer,  Eric Kirk,  Jason Eads, and Joshua Kaufman. Jason Eads is our newest partner, who took over the Business and Estate Planning practice of our deceased partner, Thomas D. Rowe.  Our partners have many years of experience to help with our client's legal needs in their many areas of law.


Legal Services We Provide 

Our firm provides legal services in the areas of:

-Business/ Contract law 

-Real estate

-Civil litigation


-Estate planning 

-Construction law

-Family law 

-Personal injury 

-Elder abuse law

-And much more...

For a complete list of our attorney's practice areas, please visit our Attorney Information Page

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Contact Information

Where to Find Us:

Main Office:
381 Bayside Rd., Suite A
Arcata, California  95521


Garberville Office:

864 Locust Street, Suite A

Garberville, California 95542


Phone: (707)-822-1771

Fax: (707)-822-1901

Arcata Office Hours: 

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday through Friday


Garberville Office Hours: 

Please call (707)-822-1771 to arrange an appointment.