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Newsmaker: Erin Lucas Hamilton

Erin Lucas Hamilton, an attorney at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, won the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award at the annual meeting of the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division.
Saturday, March 15, 2014, 12:01 a.m.
 

Erin Lucas Hamilton

Noteworthy: Hamilton, an attorney at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, won the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award at the annual meeting of the Allegheny County Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division on Feb. 27. The award is given to a lawyer who exemplifies leadership and service to the legal profession and the community, with a commitment to participation in pro bono programs, or free legal services.

Age: 35

Residence: Squirrel Hill Family: Husband, Mark

Occupation: Hamilton focuses her law practice on business dispute litigation.

Background: Hamilton served as the 2012 chairwoman of the 2,000-member Young Lawyers Division. She is chairwoman of the Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh Young Professional Advisory Board. The Emmaus Community, based in the South Side, provides homes, care and advocacy for adults with intellectual disabilities and autism.

Education: University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 2004; Carnegie Mellon University, B.S., business administration and professional writing, 2001; Upper St. Clair High School, 1997

Quote: “There are so many opportunities for young people to take on leadership roles in the community and to do good and interesting work here.”

 

 
 


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