Erik C. Jenkins received his Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law in January of 1997. For a number of years, Mr. Jenkins worked as a research attorney for the San Diego Superior Court. During his first three years with the court, Mr. Jenkins worked as the primary research attorney for the family law division of the Vista branch of the Superior Court. He also assisted the Probate Court with their legal research needs. This experience with the family court gave Mr. Jenkins an intimate familiarity with the complex and varied practice of family law.