Eric is originally from Selma Alabama, and is curently an associate with the firm of Fletcher & Phillips. He is a graduate of Marion Military Institute, where he was a Cadet Officer, and a Falcon Scholar. Eric completed his undergraduate degree in Political Science at Auburn University.
Eric also serves as lead counsel for Florida Carry, Inc., and as an election volunteer coordinator for the NRA, and is active in his church.
He is regularly called on by local and national media for commentary on firearm and family law issues in the news.
When not working Eric enjoys backpacking, kayaking, hunting, and reading.
Licensed since 2004
Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
|AL||Authorized to practice law||2005||07/19/2015|
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2004||05/07/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Phyllis Stansell Award for Professionalism and Ethics||Florida Coastal School of Law||2004|
|Eagle Scout||Boy Scouts of America||1992|
|Associate||Fletcher & Phillips||2010 - Present|
|N/A||Law Office of Eric J. Friday||2006 - 2010|
|Contract Attorney||Spohrer, Wilner, Maxwell and Matthews||2004 - 2006|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Inns of Court||Member||2010 - Present|
|Jacksonville Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2005 - 2010|
|National Rifle Association||Member and Election Volunteer Coordinator||2001 - Present|
|Thomas v. Abe's Wrecker Service||Plaintiff Verdict|
|Florida Carry, Inc. v. UNF||12-3 en banc decision case settled for ~ $130,000.00|
|Florida Carry, Inc- Lead Counsel||N/A|
|Florida Coastal School of Law||N/A||Juris Doctor||2004|
|Auburn University , Auburn||Political Science||BA||1998|
|The Right to Bear Arms in 2014||2nd Amendment and Firearms||2014|
|Open Carry- A Fifty State Review||Open Carry Firearms||2014|
|Divorce Litigation from Start to Finish||Family Law Pre-Trial Motions Practice and Settlement Strategies||2014|
|Veterans of the Court||Florida Gun Laws: Facts, Myths, and Inconvenient Truths||2013|
|Second Amendment Forum||Insuring Your Right to Self Defense||2013|
|SAF Gun Rights Policy Conference||Stand Your Ground: Under Fire||2012|
|Govenor's Task Force for Citizen Safety and Protection||Stand Your Ground Law||2012|