Attorney at the Law Offices BJ Fadem & Associates, APC.
Erika Lee is a passionate South Bay Area native-born, raised in San Jose, California. Erika received her undergraduate degree from Santa Clara University where she majored in Classical Studies. She went on to graduate from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2020 with a specialization in family law. During law school, Erika participated in various moot court competitions as a competitor and later as a board member, including 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.
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.
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 co-authored an article published in the Family Law Quarterly: Confronting the Challenge of the High Conflict Personality in Family Court and conducted individualized research on the intersection of International Child Custody Jurisdiction and Domestic Violence.
Erika joined the Law Offices of BJ Fadem & Associates as an associate attorney in June 2021. 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.
Since joining the Law Offices of BJ Fadem & Associates, Erika’s experience and dedication to the practice of family law has been recognized by the professional community, resulting in her selection as a Rising Star for the Northern California Super Lawyers for 2023.
Erika has served on many roles in the Santa Clara County Bar Association as well as the general community, exhibiting her dedication to serving to the community. As a result of her volunteer work, Erika was awarded the Santa Clara County Bar Association’s Volunteer of the Year 2023 for the Family Law Section and as Elevate Community Center’s Volunteer of the Year for 2022.
Erika has a specialized interest in adult adoptions, Hague Child Abduction, International and domestic child custody jurisdiction, complex financial matters, and child custody matters.
Erika brings with her a passion for family law, a strong intuition, and unwavering sense of justice.
In her free time, Erika enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her rescue dog, Clio. She is an avid reader and also trains and competes in Muay Thai and Kickboxing.