Erin Preston

Practice Areas

Erin’s areas of emphasis include employment law, special education law, federal and state statutory and regulatory compliance, real estate negotiation and transactions, legal and finance issues related to school construction and construction compliance, school policy creation and compliance, and legislative analysis and lobbying. Erin is a member of the Education Law Section of the Utah State Bar, and the Alliance of Public Charter Attorneys (APCSA)


Experience

  • Superintendent, Providence Hall Charter School (Jan. 2011- Aug. 2014)
    • Providence Hall named Utah Charter School of the Year - UAPCS 2012
    • Nominated for Utah Administrator of the Year - UAPCS 2013
  • School Construction Specialist – Independent Consultant (2007-2014)
    • Oversaw finance, design, new construction or re-model of 11 public schools
    • Oversaw successful public bond financing of 3 Utah charter schools
  • Regional Manager – Northwest Territory, Lexis-Nexis (2000-2006)
  • Enforcement Attorney – U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (1996-1999)
  • Legislative Chair – Utah Association of Public Charter Schools (2013-2014)

Education

  • JURIS DOCTORATE, APRIL 1996; J. REUBEN CLARK LAW SCHOOL, PROVO, UTAH
    • Student Body Vice-President 1995-1996
    • Student Paper of the Year 1995
    • Distinguished Service Award 1996
  • BACHELOR OF ARTS, POLITICAL SCIENCE, 1992; BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, PROVO, UTAH

Admissions:
Utah Bar Association - 1996 to current
Utah Supreme Court


Contact

Phone: 801-883-8002

Email: erin.preston@learlaw.com

About

Lear & Lear, PLLC is an energy boutique law firm with extensive experience in traditional and renewable energy sources. Our team of attorneys have years of experience helping clients reach their legal and business goals in a timley and affordable manner.

Office Locations

UTAH:
808 East South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Phone: 801-538-5000
Fax: 801-538-5001