Erika Hansen is a former prosecutor who has served as lead counsel in over 40 jury trials, encompassing both misdemeanor and felony cases. She is knowledgeable in numerous areas of the law including violent crimes, drug offenses, appellate practice, divorce cases and juvenile justice matters. Having worked as a prosecutor for nearly a decade in Travis County, she is familiar with the workings of the justice system and brings that experience to the table when advocating on behalf of her clients.
Erika graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 2007, earning a Juris Doctorate With Honors. While in law school, Erika represented the UT School of Law in the National Appellate Advocacy Competition for two years where she competed and excelled in contests of legal acumen and oral argument presentations. During her time in law school, Erika served as an Appellate Law Clerk for the Travis County District Attorney's Office and also taught LSAT test prep courses to prospective law students. Prior to attending law school, Erika earned her Bachelor's of Arts degree in Political Science from Oberlin College in Ohio.
Erika Hansen started her own law practice after leaving the Travis County District Attorney's Office at the beginning of 2017 with a focus on representing clients in Williamson and Travis counties. She is a proud mother of a beautiful and talented little girl who dreams of growing up to be an astronaut.
I know what it's like to fall on hard times. I know what it's like to make mistakes. And I know that those mistakes do not define us. It is how we get through our darkest hours that teach us the most and help us to create futures filled with hope and light.
As your attorney, I will always treat you with respect and work my hardest to ensure that you are treated fairly within the legal system. I believe in the value of all people, I believe in second chances, and I believe in justice for all.
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