Eric Hewlett is an associate attorney in the Merrillville office of Kightlinger and Gray, LLP. He is a young and motivated attorney who looks to make a difference in the legal system. For his clients, this means that Eric will go over and beyond to ensure that his client’s objectives are met. He focuses his practice in the areas of labor and employment law, transportation law, and insurance defense.
Immediately preceding his full-time career at Kightlinger & Gray, Eric served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney at the Tippecanoe County Prosecutors Office. Prior to joining the prosecutor’s office, Eric served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Margret G. Robb of the Indiana Court of Appeals. Through these experiences, Eric understands that the team’s success is more important than individual accomplishments.
He received his Juris Doctorate from Indiana University McKinney School of Law. During law school, Eric served as the President of the Black Law Students Association and worked as an intern at the Federal Defender in the Northern District of Illinois.
Eric graduated with honors from Alabama A&M University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in both criminal justice and political science. He is a proud member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated.
- Dean’s List (McKinney School of Law), 2019
- CALI Award (highest grade), Closely Held Business Organizations, 2018
- Lefstein Scholar, 2017
- Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA)
- Indianapolis Bar Association (IBA)
- Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Civic and Charitable Associations
- Black Law Students Association, President
- IUPUI Graduate and Professional Student Government, Director
8001 Broadway, Suite 100
Merrillville, IN 46410