Erika E. Anderson105 Bryn Mawr Dr., SE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106
Erika E. Anderson is the founder and managing partner of the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson. Ms. Anderson is a civil litigation attorney serving the state of New Mexico with 20 years of experience in the legal field. Erika has achieved outstanding results for clients both at trial and on appeal. She is dedicated to seeking justice for individuals who need someone on their side, and as a result, she forges close bonds with her clients. Her willingness to take on challenging cases and win has earned her a reputation of success.
Ms. Anderson represents individuals in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, general tort liability, discrimination, harassment, employment, civil rights, estate planning and probate. She has excellent litigation skills and has served as lead counsel and co-counsel in numerous trials in State and Federal Court. She has also successfully briefed and argued appeals before the New Mexico Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. In addition, Ms. Anderson has exceptional experience with estate planning and probate issues.
Erika E. Anderson is recognized within the community as a trusted resource and ally with a unique background and well-rounded education. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Anderson was a Licensed Professional Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LPCC) and she worked as a counselor for adolescents and their families for four (4) years. Immediately after graduating from law school, Ms. Anderson clerked for eight (8) judges in the Fifth Judicial District for the State of New Mexico. She then clerked for the Honorable Gene Franchini and the Honorable Richard C. Bosson on the New Mexico Supreme Court from 2002-2004.
Ms. Anderson was the President of the State Bar of New Mexico in 2014. She is also former Chair of the American Bar Association Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section Trial Techniques Committee and the State Bar of New Mexico Young Lawyers Division. In addition, Erika is a past President of the New Mexico Women's Bar Association. She also worked as an adjunct professor at the University of New Mexico School of Law teaching evidence and trial practice skills from 2016 - 2018.
Director, New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association & Foundation, 2020 – present
President of the New Mexico State Bar, 2014
State Bar of New Mexico Board of Bar Commissioner, 2007 – 2016
New Mexico Women's Bar Association, President 2010
American Bar Association Tort, Insurance Trial and Practice Section (TIPS), 2008 - present
Trial Techniques Committee, Chair 2013-2014
American Bar Association Membership, New Mexico Chair – 2009
First Judicial District Bar Association, President 2008
State Bar of New Mexico Young Lawyers Division (YLD), President 2007
American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, 2005 – 2007
Member of the Albuquerque Bar Association
AV Martindale-Hubbell Rating
NAOPIA Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney, 2021
Selected to the 2020 and 2021 Southwest Superlawyers List
Elite Lawyer Award, 2018
The American Lawyer, 2016
The National Law Journal, 2016
American Bar Foundation Fellow
New Mexico Business Weekly Forty Under Forty, 2007
The University of New Mexico Law School A.H. McLeod Award for Skill in Advocacy, 2001