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Erin Joyce Speaker

Women in trial travel summit 2023 – Conrad Punta Mita Mexico

Women In Trial

April 12 – 16, 2023
Conrad Punta Mita, Mexico

As a former 18-year State Bar prosecutor, Attorney Erin Joyce is an expert in legal ethics. Erin has extensive experience in State Bar investigations and disciplinary proceedings as well as 25 years of civil litigation experience.

Erin was admitted in 1990 and spent eight years practicing at an intellectual property firm before prosecuting for the State Bar from 1997 through 2016. With over 20 years of experience in attorney discipline cases, Erin has a comprehensive understanding of how State Bar investigations and proceedings unfold. She has tried dozens of State Bar trials and several appeals.

Prior to launching Erin Joyce Law, Erin served the Los Angeles Fire Department as a Chief Special Investigator, as a prosecutor for the State Bar, and as a lawyer for private practices. In addition to fighting for her clients, Erin contributes to the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee and its Small Firm and Sole Practitioner Section. Erin is on the faculty of Abraham Lincoln University teaching advanced legal ethics and on the California Lawyers Association Solo Section Executive Committee and Health and Wellness Committee.
Erin graduated with honors from UCLA and received her J.D. from Southwestern Law School, where she was first in class.

Practice Areas
• Ethics Consultations
• State Bar Discipline
• Moral Character Determination Proceedings
• Reinstatements before the State Bar Court
• Professional Licensing

• Southwestern School of Law, Los Angeles, California J.D. – 1990 (First in Class)
• UCLA, Los Angeles, California B.A. – 1987 (History with Certificate in Business Administration)

Erin Joyce Law
117 East Colorado Blvd
Suite 465 Pasadena
California 91105

Call: 626.314.9050
Email: [email protected]
Web: erinjoycelaw.ccom


Dan Lewis3/20/2023
Licensing This is an excellent firm specializing in all Licensing issues. Rachelle De La Rocha helped me tremendously with a very nuanced situation involving the testing process. I highly recommend this firm, they have great insights and ideas.
Great Team! Happy to leave a great review for Erin and her team. I have referred many clients to her and all have had great outcomes. Thank you for your continued help!
Highly Recommend Erin was phenomenal. Her team was responsive, knowledgeable, and efficient. I recommend Erin to any applicant facing hurdles with the State Bar's application process.



When you get a letter from the State Bar, don’t go it alone! You need competent, experienced counsel to respond to the State Bar at every stage. Your license is at risk, so ensure you have the best representation from a former State Bar prosecutor before sending any response to an investigator or responding to formal charges leveled by the State Bar. You cannot make an informed decision without good advice. Call Erin now.

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