Keith Knochel is a 1978 summa cum laude graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, and he graduated Northwestern Law School cum laude in 1982. While in law school, he served as Topics Editor for the Northwestern Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology. He served Chief Justice Howard C. Ryan of the Illinois Supreme Court as law clerk thereafter. He is licensed for practice in California, Arizona, and Nevada, and he has practiced law in Mohave County since 1987. Keith has extensive experience with trials and litigations.