Erin received her Juris Doctor degree on May 13, 2011 from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah, and passed the July 2011 Utah Bar Exam.
Erin first entered the legal field in April 2006, as a paralegal for the law firm of Bearnson & Peck, L.C. in Logan, Utah. Up until leaving the law firm in July 2008 to attend law school, Erin assisted each attorney of Bearnson & Peck in drafting estate planning and business documents. Erin returned to Bearnson & Peck as a Law Clerk between her second and third years of law school in 2010, and accepted a position as a law clerk with Bearnson & Caldwell, LLC when the firm opened its doors. Erin is now an Associate Attorney with Bearnson & Caldwell after receiving her license to practice law. She now practices in the areas of Worker's Compensation, Social Security Disability, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Commercial Litigation, Family Law, Criminal Defense, Landlord/Tenant Law, Business Entity Formation, Commercial Transactions, and Estate Planning.
During law school, Erin participated in several internships and clinics, including the following: the Pro Bono Initiative’s Guadalupe Legal Clinic; the Pro Bono Initiative’s Family Law Clinic; a Judicial Clinic with Judge Bruce Lubeck in the Third District Court of Utah, Silver Summit; a Civil Clinic with Guardian ad Litem in the Third Judicial District of Utah; and a year-long Prosecutor Clinic with the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office.
Erin obtained a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Utah State University, with a minor in History, in addition to a Certificate in Law and Constitutional Studies. Erin received her Juris Doctor degree on May 13, 2011, passed the July 2011 Utah Bar Exam, and was sworn into the Utah Bar on October 31, 2011.
Erin was born in Coos Bay, Oregon and was raised in western Washington prior to joining the United States Marine Corps immediately after graduating high school. After completing her contract with the Marine Corps, Erin moved to Logan, Utah to attend Utah State University. Erin met her husband, Troy, in 2005, and they have remained in Logan where Troy was raised. In her free time, Erin enjoys camping, hunting, four wheeling, knitting, zumba, and spending time with her family and friends.
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|Associate||Bearnson & Caldwell, LLC||2011 - Present|
|Law Clerk||Bearnson & Peck||2006 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|United States Marine Corps||N/A||N/A|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2011|
|Utah State University||Political Science||BS - Bachelor of Science||2007|