Eric A. Hamilton

Eric A. Hamilton (Elizabethtown, Kentucky)

Eric A. Hamilton

Attorney in Elizabethtown, KY
Member: Northern Kentucky Law Review; Tax Moot Court.

Publications:

Commonwealth v. Allen: An Eye-opener for Kentucky's Teachers, 27 N. Ky. L. Rev. 447 (2000).

"Too Many Hands in the Pot: The Morass of Multiple Claims with Limited Insuranceā€, Kentucky Defense Counsel, Inc., Common Defense Magazine, Spring/Summer 2015.

Amicus Curiae Brief for Kentucky Defense Counsel, Inc. - Philadelphia Indemnity Ins. Co. v. Richard Tryon, 2014-SC-000354-D and Encompass Indemnity Company v. Richard Tryon, 2014-SC-000357-D
270-505-4271
Free Consultation
Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 4.3 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Construction Law
  • Governmental Liability
  • Municipal Liability
  • Litigation
  • Healthcare Law

Peer Reviews (28)

Peer Reviews (28)
BV Rated
4.3/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Civil Practice, Insurance Litigation, Personal Injury Defense, Litigation, Civil Litigation, Insurance Defense Subrogation, Social Security, Personal Injury, Insurance, Insurance Coverage Defense, Torts, General Practice and Tort Defense
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
Legal Knowledge
4.3/5
Analytical Capabilities
Analytical Capabilities
4.3/5
Judgment
Judgment
4.4/5
Communication Ability
Communication Ability
4.4/5
Legal Experience
Legal Experience
4.3/5
Peer Reviews (28)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 09/13/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Excellent Attorney. My life would be much easier if all attorneys were like Eric.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/22/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Eric is a stand up attorney and a pleasure to practice against - a professional.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 06/08/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Eric has been an adversary in several cases. He zealously protects the interest of his clients while remaining human.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 05/23/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Had several cases with Eric over the years- always found him to be incredibly capable.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 05/23/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 03/18/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 03/10/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 03/03/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 09/14/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 09/14/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Eric has great knowledge of the law in his area and practices effectively and competently.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 09/13/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Eric is an outstanding person and lawyer.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 08/13/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.4/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 05/23/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.4/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 03/18/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Excellent person and lawyer.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.4/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 03/03/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.4/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 03/03/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Eric is an excellent insurance defense attorney but needs more experience to qualify for your highest rating.
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.2/5.0 Posted by a Member on 06/02/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Excellent lawyer. Highly ethical.
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.2/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 05/23/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.2/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 03/10/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.2/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 09/12/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 05/23/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/17/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 08/13/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Eric is a solid "BV" attorney.
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 08/13/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Very good young lawyer.
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
3.8/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/13/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
3/5
3.6/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 09/13/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
3/5
Analytical Capabilities
3/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
2.2/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 08/13/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
3/5
Analytical Capabilities
2/5
Judgment
2/5
Communication Ability
2/5
Legal Experience
2/5
1.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 06/10/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I have had several cases with Eric in which we represent co-defendants. He has always been impressive and, in my opinion, is a top notch lawyer.
Legal Knowledge
1/5
Analytical Capabilities
1/5
Judgment
1/5
Communication Ability
1/5
Legal Experience
1/5
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Partner
Admission Details
Admitted in 2000, Kentucky
2001, U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
2005, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky and U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
2006, U.S. Supreme Court
Additional Payment Information
Free Initial Consultation
Fixed Hourly Rates
Law School Attended
Salmon P. Chase College of Law
Class of 2000
J.D.
University Attended
University of Kentucky
Class of 1997
B.A.
Birth Information
Born in 1974
Bowling Green, Kentucky, January 15, 1974
Associations & Memberships
Hardin County (Board of Directors, 2004, 2005) and Kentucky Bar Associations; Kentucky Defense Counsel.
Representative Cases
William C. Eriksen, P.S.C. v. Kentucky Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co., 336 S.W.3d 909 (Ky. App. 2010); Pike v. Government Employees Ins. Co., 174 F. App'x 311 (6th Cir. 2006); Stivers v. Ellington, 140 S.W.3d 599 (Ky. App. 2004); Earle v. Cobb, 156 S.W.3d 257 (Ky. 2004); Grayson County Bd. of Educ. v. Casey, 157 S.W.3d 201 (Ky. 2005).

Community Contributions

Community Contributions
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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Coleman, Lochmiller & Bond
2907 Ring Road, P.O. Box 1177,
Elizabethtown, KY 42702-1177
U.S.A.
Phone
270-737-0600
Fax
270-737-0488
Office Information
Office Information
Eric A. Hamilton
Partner
Coleman, Lochmiller & Bond
2907 Ring Road, P.O. Box 1177,
Elizabethtown, KY 42702-1177

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