Mr. Anderson was raised in Long Beach, California. Mr. Anderson received his BA in history from Pitzer College and his Juris Doctor from the Boston College School of Law.
He began his career in 2002 when he joined the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts. During his tenure as a prosecutor in Middlesex, Mr. Anderson prosecuted numerous misdemeanor and felony cases, from embezzlement to violent crimes in the adult and juvenile courts.
In 2006, Mr. Anderson returned to California to join the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office, where he supervised the Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team. Mr. Anderson also served as the gang prosecutor, prosecuting members of outlaw motorcycle gangs for operating a continual criminal enterprise, in addition to prosecuting other violent felonies.
In 2010, Mr. Anderson decided to try his hand at civil law when he took a position as Deputy County Counsel for the County of Contra Costa. In Contra Costa, Mr. Anderson represented the County in State and Federal court in a variety of matters including employment disputes, personal injury, and civil rights litigation. An experienced trial lawyer with almost 100 jury trials, Mr. Anderson is committed to exhausting all possible solutions in order to protect the rights of his clients.
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Having opposed Eric Anderson on several matters, I know he is a tenacious trial attorney who represents his clients aggressively and ethically. His courtroom demeanor is uncompromisingly professional yet uniquely entertaining and effective. Without hesitation, I highly recommend Eric Anderson.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Attorney, Owner||Eric D. Anderson Law, Ltd.||2012 - Present|
|Trial Attorney||Farmers Insurance||2012 - 2012|
|Deputy County Counsel||Contra Costa County Counsel||2010 - 2012|
|Deputy District Attorney||Shasta County District Attorney's Office||2006 - 2010|
|Assistant District Attorney||Middlesex District Attorney Office, Mass.||2002 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|100 Black Men of Long Beach||Mentor||2014 - Present|
|Elks Lodge||Member||2014 - Present|
|National Trial Lawyers||Member||2014 - Present|
|R.T. Fields Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|California Association of Black Lawyers||Member||2014 - Present|
|Hon. Joseph B. Campbell American Inn of Court||Barrister||2013 - Present|
|California Attorneys for Criminal Justice||Member||2013 - Present|
|Phi Alpha Delta||Member||1997 - Present|
|Peacock v. Contra Costa County||After an extensive investigation,I filed a demurrer and the case was dismissed.|
|Tami Mello v. Contra Costa||Case dismissed|
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|wrestling with the Law Blog||A blast from the past and contract law||2014|
|Wrestling With the Law Blog||Who is that Masked Man and why are we honoring a contract with him? (The Mr. R Angle Part II)||2014|
|Wrestling With the Law Blog||(The Legal aspects of the Mr. R Angle Part III)||2014|
|Wrestling With the Law Blog||5 things you got wrong about the Washington Redskins trademark name matter||2014|
|Wrestling With The Law||Supreme Court wrestles with corporate religion and the public wrestles with the decision||2014|
|Boston College Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|Pitzer College (Claremont)||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|100 Black Men of Long Beach Educational||The Law and You: Protecting yourself on the street and in your home||2013|