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Erika Beth Ellingsen Grubbs

Erika Beth Ellingsen Grubbs

also known as Erika B. Grubbs, Erika Grubbs

About me

Erika Grubbs is an experienced trial lawyer who has worked extensively in both the public and private sectors. She enjoys a multi-disciplinary practice which includes real estate, land use and development, zoning, construction, business law, contracts, government law, and estate planning. She regularly represents individuals and corporations alike. Erika is not only a seasoned trial lawyer, but is also well versed in settlement negotiations and appellate practice.



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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 25%
  2. Land Use & Zoning: 25%
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
  4. Construction & Development: 15%
  5. Corporate & Incorporation: 15%



Hourly ($200-275/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Winston & Cashatt, Lawyers, A Professional Service Corporation

250 Northwest Boulevard
Suite 206
Coeur d'alene, ID, 83814

Winston & Cashatt, Lawyers

601 W Riverside Ave Ste 1900
Spokane, WA, 99201-0695



IDAuthorized to practice law199311/12/2015
GAInactive Member in Good Standing 199211/01/2012
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Washington Top 50 Law FirmWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
West Region 2012 Top Ranked Law FirmsFortune Magazine2012
Who's Who in Professionals and ExcutivesEmpire / Strathmore2006
Exemplary Service to Victims of D.V. and Sexual AssaultWomen's Center1999
Cutting Edge AwardIdaho Correctional Association1999
Outstanding Contributions for Chem Dep Trtmt.Aspen Behavioral Counselling1996
ProBono ServicesSpokane County Bar Association1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Shareholder - PartnerWinston & Cashatt, Lawyers, A Professional Service Corporation2011 - Present
OwnerLaw Office of Erika B. Grubbs2007 - 2011
Chief Legal Counsel, Risk Manager, Director of Human ResourcesKootenai County1999 - 2007
Adjunct ProfessorNorth Idaho College1997 - 2005
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyKootenai County Prosecutor's Office1996 - 1999
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyStevens County Prosecuting Attorney's Office1993 - 1996
Associate AttorneyHuppin Ewing Anderson & Paul1992 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
CDA Opera BoardDirector2015 - Present
National Association of Women in ConstructionSecretary2014 - Present
Panhandle Parks FoundationBoard of Directors2014 - Present
NAWICBoard of Directors2013 - Present
Association of General ContractorsMember2012 - Present
National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)Member2011 - Present
Concerned Business Group of HaydenCounsel2011 - Present
Coeur d'Alene Chamber of CommerceMember2011 - Present
Spokane County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Kootenai County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Idaho State Bar, IOLTA Fund CommitteeMember2010 - Present
Idaho State BarMember1993 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionRegional Representative1992 - 1994
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1992 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Alpine v. Native American Services Corp., et al$1.1 million dollar judgment in favor of our client
Sacred Heart Medical Center v. Kootenai County Com'rs, 136 Idaho 787, 41 P.3d 215 (Idaho 2001)Successful Decision for my client
Domestic Relations CaseSignificant financial judgment for my client
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Advocate (Idaho State Bar)Bullying in the Legal Profession2015
Legal Issues Involving Local GovernmentsCode Enforcement, Free Speech & Assembly, Police Liability, Open Meetings2014
Twitter@ErikaBGrubbs (twitter)2012
In house publication for clientsRisk Managment for Construction Management2012
Facebook (Spokane)
Facebook (Coeur d'Alene)
Linked In
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Public Risk Management Association_Certificate in Risk Management2001
Wake Forest University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Springfield College_BS - Bachelor of Science1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Top Ten Things You Need To Know About Construction InsuranceConstruction Insurance2014
Legal Issues Involving Local GovernmentsPublic Rights, Police Liability2014
NAWIC Regional Forum - SpokaneConstruction Contracts2013
NAWIC Region 9 ForumEmployment Law2013
NAWIC February MeetingSexual Harassment2013
Local Government Law: What Attorneys Need to KnowOpen Meetings and Public Records2013
Local Government Law: What Attorneys Need to KnowOpen Meetings and Public Records2013
In House for ClientsConstruction Contracts2013
In House for ClientsBusiness Formation for Contractors2013
_Construction Law Update2012
Lorman Education Services - What You Need to Know About Public Records and Open MeetingsPublic Records and Open Meetings Law2008
Idaho Peace Officers Training AcademySexual Harassment2005
Idaho Peace Officers TrainingLaws of Arrest/Search and Seizure2004