Aaron Scott Gwilliam

Aaron Scott Gwilliam

South Jordan, Utah

Aaron has been recognized by other lawyers, clients, and organizations as being an effective advocate for his clients and has been recognized in the Utah Legal Elite, Utah Business Magazine, and The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40.

Aaron has extensive background in family law related cases including high net worth divorce, custody, child support protective orders and restraining orders.  He frequently appears before family court commissioners and district court judges to assert and protect his clients' interests.  Aaron has also helped resolve hundreds of family law cases through effective negotiation and mediation.

Aaron also takes great pride in suing insurance companies on behalf of hard-working individuals and their families. Aaron has collected millions of dollars for his clients and their families and is proud to represent truck drivers, nurses, welders, laborers, framers, janitors, special educators, retail workers, and dozens of other hardworking craft and tradesmen and women who have been injured or killed while at work.

After graduating from the University of Utah, he moved to Washington and attended the Gonzaga University School of Law.  Before enrolling, Aaron received a merit scholarship and earned the L. Warden Hanel Memorial Scholarship during law school.

Aaron loves fighting for the underdog.  He knows what he is doing and knows how to work hard.  While not at work Aaron enjoys spending time with his family by coaching his children in baseball and basketball.  He also enjoys camping, hiking and watersports.   

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Bankruptcy
  • Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 2011
  • U.S. District Court District of Utah, 2011
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, 2011


  • Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington
    • J.D.
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
    • B.A.
    • Major: Business Management

Published Works

  • Extraterritorial Effect of States' Homestead Exemption in the Ninth Circuit, Notes: Eastern District of Washington Bankruptcy, Volume XXII, Number 1, 2011

Honors and Awards

  • L. Warden Hanel Memorial Bankruptcy Law Scholarship, 2010 - 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Personal Injury Section Chair

Past Employment Positions

  • Anderson Hinkins, Associate Attorney, 2011 - 2014
  • United States Bankruptcy Court , Clerk/Extern, 2010 - 2011


  • Korean