Erica represents survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in their family law matters, as well as youth seeking Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) in their probate guardianship cases. She obtained her law degree and a Master of Social Welfare from UCLA, where she participated in the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy. Prior to attending law school, Erica volunteered for two years at LACLJ, her placement through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. During that time she served as a paralegal to the Teen/LA program and assisted in coordinating LACLJ’s pro bono domestic violence restraining order project. She returned to LACLJ in 2014 as an Equal Justice Works Fellow with a project focused on providing family law services and education to pregnant and parenting foster youth. Erica is fluent in Spanish.