Erica Jackson was raised in Stafford, Texas, a small town near Houston, Texas. Erica received her bachelors of arts from Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas. There she received numerous professional and scholastic honors such as graduating with Cum Laude honors, receiving the designation as highest-ranking political science student, and being named a Hatton W. Sumners and W. E. B. Dubois Scholar. At Huston-Tillotson University, Erica was inducted into the BetaKappa Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. in 2010. To date, Erica is an active member of her sorority and enjoys providing supreme service to her community with her sorority sisters. Upon matriculation, Erica pursued her juris doctor at Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on academic scholarship. There, she participated in Women in Law, sat as the only student on the university’s curriculum committee, and was the chairperson for Law Week.
After passing the Louisiana Bar Exam, Erica began practicing personal injury law. Shortly after she began practicing, she also became licensed to practice in the Western district of the Louisiana federal court system. As a personal injury attorney, Erica has handled auto accidents, worker’s compensation, and multi-district litigation of mass torts.Mrs. Jackson’s outgoing, fearless personality has assisted her in resolving several cases in excess of six figures.In her first three years of practice, Erica was able to help her clients obtain over $1 million dollars in settlements and awards.
Erica currently serves as anAssociate Attorney for Phillips & Hunt in Jacksonville, Florida. WithPhillips & Hunt, Erica has been given the opportunity to combine her career with her passion for civil liberties. There, she assists with a variety of cases including personal injury, criminal and civil rights.Most notably, Erica assisted in the drafting of a successful Supreme Court Writ which protected the civil liberties of her clients. Of late, Erica served on the legal team for Omarosa Manigault Newman as they successfully defeated former PresidentDonald J.Trump in arbitration.