Erika A. Lee, ESQ

Erika A. Lee is a passionate South Bay Area native-born, raised in San Jose, California. In 2016, Erika received her undergraduate degree from Santa Clara University where she majored in Classical Studies. Discovering an interest in family law during her undergraduate from her own parent’s divorce, she decided to apply to law school. She went on to graduate from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2020 with a specialization in family law.

During law school, Erika explored her interest in litigation by participating in various moot court competitions as a competitor and later as a board member. Erika further developed her aptitude for litigation by serving as a board member for the 2018-2019 Galloway Moot Court Competition and as the Assistant Director for the 2019-2020 Honors Moot Court Internal Competition.

During law school, Erika endeavored to gain valuable experience in family law by working as a Judicial Clerk for multiple Judges at the Santa Clara Family Justice Center and as a bar certified law clerk for another local family law firm. She researched and co-authored an article published in the Family Law Quarterly: Confronting the Challenge of the High Conflict Personality in Family Court. She also conducted individualized research on the intersection of International Child Custody Jurisdiction and Domestic Violence. Erika brings with her a passion for family law, a strong intuition, and unwavering sense of justice.

Erika demonstrated her dedication to the law school community by serving as the President of the Family Law Society for two years, Vice-President and, subsequently, President of the Jewish Law Student Association, Chapter Leader and Co-Founder of the SCU Chapter of If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice, and a Student Fellow for the Academic Success Program. Erika also served as a Teacher’s Assistant to BJ Fadem.

Erika Lee joined the Law Offices of BJ Fadem & Associates as an associate attorney in June 2021. Erika previously worked as a Bar Certified Law Clerk during law school for the Law Offices of BJ Fadem & Associates in 2019, during her second year of law school. Prior to joining our office in June 2021, Erika worked as an associate attorney at a prominent local Family Law firm where she gained valuable experience in complex financial issues, domestic violence, child custody, and high asset litigation.

In her free time, Erika enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her rescue dog, Clio. She also trains and competes in Muay Thai and Kickboxing. She is currently undefeated.