Erik R. Hamblin

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Erik Hamblin’s practice focuses on a variety of litigation issues including construction, surety, and real estate.

Before attending law school, Erik managed commercial construction projects for over four years for one of Utah’s largest construction companies as a Superintendent and Project Engineer. His experience working with architects, engineers, construction crews, and subcontractors provides insider knowledge to his construction litigation practice and provides him a better understanding of the unique needs of clients in this industry.

Before joining the firm, Erik served a clerkship with SCM and also served as a judicial intern to Utah Supreme Court Justice Jill N. Parrish.


  • J.D., Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark School of Law, magna cum laude, 2015
  • B.S., Brigham Young University, Construction Management, cum laude, 2008

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Utah State Bar

Co-author, The Fugitive – Evolving Tools for Pursuing Elusive Indemnitors, 2018 Western States Surety Conference

Speaker, Surety Law Updates for Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming, Western States Surety Conference, Seattle, Washington, April 2018.

Co-author, Indemnity Tools and Traps for Sureties, 2017 Western States Surety Conference

Co-author, Union Benefit Trust Funds: Ambush Predators in the Payment Bond Claim Swamp, 2016 Western States Surety Conference

Speaker, Lessons from Icarus: Cautionary Tales & Practice Tips to Avoid Melted Wings, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) live webinar, September 2016

Unique Recognition – Education

  • Law School: Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark School of Law, 2015
    • Dean’s List (Fall 2012-Winter 2015)
    • Lead Articles Editor, BYU Law Review, 2014–2015
    • Associate Editor, BYU Law Review, 2013–2014
  • Judicial Internship: Justice Jill N. Parrish, Utah Supreme Court, 2015
  • Undergraduate: Brigham Young University, 2008
  • Japanese (moderate oral and written)
  • Spanish (moderate oral and written)