R. Blake Hamilton, Board Member

Associate Attorney, Stirba & Associates
Member, Executive Management Committee
R. Blake Hamilton practices civil litigation and defends municipalities and counties in civil matters. Blake’s practice areas also include business litigation, tax law, and health care litigation, including licensing matters before the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) boards. Prior to joining Stirba & Associates, Blake practiced real estate, construction, and commercial litigation at an Ogden law firm.

Blake was born and raised in Utah. He attended Weber State University where he was a member of the Weber State University Supreme Court and also competed on the school’s mock trial team, which placed first in the region, with Blake being recognized as an all-regional performer.

Blake also graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law and Gonzaga University Business School. During his time at Gonzaga he was selected to the Moot Court Council, where he was elected and served as President. Blake represented the law school in regional moot court competitions, was selected as a member of the school’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition Team, and represented the school in the ABA/LSD Negotiations Competition. Blake also placed first in the intra school Negotiations Competition and was a semifinalist in the intra school Client Counseling Competition.

Blake is deeply committed to contributing to the community. While in law school Blake interned at the Gonzaga University Legal Assistance Clinic which provides legal services for elderly and low income individuals. Currently Blake is an Executive Council Member of the Utah Bar Young Lawyer Division. He Co-Chairs the Wills for Heroes committee, which provides wills and other estate planning services for emergency first responders and their families. Also, in 2009 Blake was appointed as a commissioner on the Roy City Planning Commission. Blake enjoys spending time with his family as well as spending time enjoying Utah’s beautiful outdoors while hiking, golfing, and snowboarding.

Awards
  • Rising Star-2010 Mountain States Super Lawyers

Mr. Hamilton can be reached at bhamilton@stirba.com.