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R. Blake Hamilton

Employment and labor Attorney at Salt Lake City, UT

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  • Licensed for 17 years
    State UT
    Acquired 2007
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R. Blake Hamilton’s primary practice areas are civil rights litigation and governmental entity defense. He has done work for the Utah Local Government Trust, Utah Counties Insurance Pool, Utah Risk Management Mutual Association, Professional Law Enforcement Association and serves as coverage counsel for the Utah Fraternal Order of Police. Mr. Hamilton’s practice areas also include commercial litigation, complex criminal defense and health care litigation including licensing matters before the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL). Mr. Hamilton is the chair of Durham Jones & Pinegar's Governmental Entity Defense group.


Durham Jones & Pinegar
111 E Broadway Suite 900
Salt Lake City, UT, 84111-5225


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AVVO RATING 9.2 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Shareholder
  • Durham Jones & Pinegar
  • 2014 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Stirba, P.C.
  • 2007 - 2014
  • Attorney
  • Smith Knowles
  • 2006 - 2007


  • Gonzaga University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2006
  • Gonzaga University
  • MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • 2006
  • Weber State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2003


  • Federal Bar Association, Utah Chapter
  • Executive Board Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association, Utah Chapter
  • Pro Bono Director
  • 2013 - Present
  • American Inns of Court
  • David K. Watkiss-Sutherland Inn II
  • 2011 - Present
  • Utah State Bar, Young Lawyers Section
  • Executive Council Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Wills for Heroes Committee
  • Co-Chair
  • 2009 - Present
  • American Inns of Court
  • Member of Rex E. Lee Inn
  • 2006 - 2008
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Honors and Awards

  • Legal Elite
  • Utah Business Magazine
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Utah Young Lawyer of the Year
  • Utah State Bar
  • 2013

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Litigation Attorney | Nov 03
Relationship: Friend
"I have known Blake since law school. Blake is a smart and extremely dedicated attorney. His litigation experience is outstanding and he handles the pressure of trial work very well. He is responsive and provides a high level of service to his clients."
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Salt Lake City Employment and labor Lawyer R. Blake Hamilton
R. Blake Hamilton
Employment and labor Attorney
Salt Lake City, UT
Licensed for 17 years