Larry Hammond, a Partner at Osborn Maledon in Phoenix, received the 2015 American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Ninth Circuit. The award in part recognizes his work to establish the Arizona Justice Project, which he has chaired since its inception. The project has helped secure the release from prison of more than 20 Arizona inmates. Hammond specializes in white-collar and criminal defense and complex civil litigation. He received his law degree from the University of Texas in 1970.