Erika is the founder of Jacobsen White Law where she provides compassionate counsel and strategic representation to victims of employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, civil rights, sexual abuse, police misconduct, and personal injury matters in the Bay Area and throughout California. Her commitment to representing real people facing tough challenges in their lives has resulted in significant results for her clients at trial, mediation, and arbitration.
Erika dedicated her career to representing employees and the injured. She has lectured and written on employment discrimination, social justice, and civil rights issues extensively, and is a frequent speaker at community events, law schools, universities, community colleges, and high schools on civil rights issues. Erika has also been invited to speak at a number of scholarly panels and continuing legal education programs, and has been repeatedly recognized by her colleagues for her dedication to advocating for her clients both in and out of the courtroom.
Erika graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Anthropology in 2000, and earned her J.D. from Suffolk University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts in 2007. During law school, she also attended the University of California, Hastings College of the Law as a visiting student, and served as the Interim Executive Director for the National Police Accountability Project of the National Lawyers Guild.
Erika is a licensed member of the State Bar of California. She is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court in the Northern and Eastern Districts of California, as well as in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California.Contact Us Today