Erin Zemper is an experienced trial attorney who spent over a decade prosecuting criminal cases for the State of Oregon. She now brings those formidable trial advocacy skills to the civil litigation world where her practice focuses on personal injury litigation, crime victim and abuse survivor representation, wrongful death and civil rights claims.
Being active in the legal community is important to Erin who while working as a Deputy District Attorney was also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Oregon School of Law where she taught Trial Practice, Prosecution Clinic and Advanced Prosecution Clinic. She currently assists as a Workshop Instructor at the law school. Erin is also a frequent guest lecturer and speaker at various law schools and has conducted numerous attorney and law enforcement trainings for organizations such as the Oregon Department of Justice. She is a member of the Oregon State Bar and represents Region 2 in the Oregon State Bar House of Delegates. Erin is also an Oregon State Bar Mentor for new attorneys just starting out in the legal field. She was recently appointed to the Lane County Bar Association Judicial Applicant Review Committee.
Erin earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon where she was a member of the Mortar Board Senior Honor Society, earned the Junior Scholar Award, the Centurion Award for Achievement and graduated cum laude. She earned her Juris Doctorate from the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College where she was a member of the Moot Court Honor Board, the Scholar List and was awarded Best Oral Advocate in the Moot Court Appellate Competition.
Erin is a natural and zealous advocate for her clients who genuinely enjoys the complex work of a litigator. In her free time, she and her family enjoy exploring the many outdoor pursuits of the Pacific Northwest.