Erin’s practice focuses on civil litigation in business, employment, contract, and family disputes. She supports clients trying to work out agreed solutions in alternative dispute resolution processes and brings issues to court when agreed solutions are not possible. Erin is originally from Minnesota, and obtained her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Minnesota. During law school, Erin worked for a domestic violence survivor’s resource center, externed in Hennepin County District Court, and worked for the Sierra Club. After law school Erin worked as a law clerk in Hennepin County District Court and at the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Erin is a member of the Vashon Island Chamber of Commerce and a board member of The DoVE Project, a domestic violence resource organization on Vashon Island. Erin handles many cases from Vashon Island, and is happy to accommodate clients who prefer to meet on the island. Here are some things Erin’s clients have to share about her and her work:
“My divorce had already been finalized, however I was still spending a great deal of time in court. Erin rapidly came up to speed, reviewing stacks of legal documents in such a thorough and thoughtful manner that I immediately felt both impressed and relieved. Her ever-professional, supportive demeanor shines through in every exchange. I really can’t say enough about how much it means to me to have Erin by my side. I wish I had worked with Erin throughout the entire process.” • Tamara L.
“Erin has excellent skills and knowledge, timely responses, and has done very professional work for me.” • Nan C.
Professional Associations & Memberships
- Washington State Bar Association
- King County Bar Association, Family Law Section Member
- Vashon Island Chamber of Commerce
Pro Bono Activities
- King County Bar Association, Pro Bono Services Committee
For families affected by domestic violence, the challenges of the family law process – which can be overwhelming even in the average case – can seem insurmountable. Before the legal process even begins, a domestic violence victim leaving an abusive situation is often dealing with being afraid for his or her safety, being afraid for […]