Erin R. Dunkerly

SUMMARY

Erin R. Dunkerly is a trial attorney at the firm’s South Pasadena office. Her practice focuses on professional liability and public entity defense.

Ms. Dunkerly has been with the firm since 2007. She has been rated a Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2012 and 2015-2018. She has tried cases in both state and federal courts and has presented on issues related to professional negligence to the Pasadena Bar Association and the American Institute of Architects. Ms. Dunkerly is a member of the American Bar Association (Center for Professional Responsibility, Section of Litigation, and Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section); Federal Bar Association, Los Angeles Chapter; Los Angeles County Bar Association; Pasadena Bar Association; Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles; and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society. She is an active member of the community, volunteering as a suicide prevention advocate at the state and national levels.

Ms. Dunkerly obtained her Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. At Loyola Law School, Ms. Dunkerly was a Public Interest Scholar and served as an extern for a United States District Court Judge, a California Court of Appeal Justice, and the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. She graduated with a Master’s Degree from Fuller Theological Seminary and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Barnard College at Columbia University.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
  • State Bar of California
  • American Bar Association (Center for Professional Responsibility, Section of Litigation, and Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section)
  • Federal Bar Association, Los Angeles Chapter
    Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
  • Pasadena Bar Association
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society
  • Southern California Development Forum
PUBLICATIONS/SEMINARS
  • “Time Element.” In Insurance Agency Risk Management: E & O Exposures By Line of Business, edited by Dr. James W. Kallman et al., 591-625. New York: Thompson Reuters, 2014.
  • Brochurebiage
  • Not Your Average Architect: Lessons Learned about the Standard of Care
  • To Observe or Not to Observe
  • Designing a Solid Foundation in Construction Administration