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Erin J. McCormick


Ms. McCormick earned her Bachelor’s Degree in business management from the University of Idaho and her Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. While in law school, Ms. McCormick worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Monica F. Wiley in the family law division of the San Francisco Superior Court. She also served as an editor for the Hastings Women’s Law Journal and published an academic article on strengthening California’s HIV Transmission Law.

Just prior to joining Madigan & Lewis, ​LLP, Ms. McCormick worked for five years as an Associate Attorney at Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada, ​LLP handling complex, high-asset dissolution cases, as well as child custody and support matters.

Before entering the legal field, Ms. McCormick spent seven years as an Employee Relations Specialist at the University of California, San Diego handling complex employee performance and labor relations issues. Ms. McCormick’s diverse background in both the legal and business arenas provides a unique and comprehensive base of knowledge which she applies to her cases.

Ms. McCormick has focused her entire legal career on family law matters. She has a wealth of experience in legal separation, dissolution and post-dissolution matters, as well as pre-marital and post-marital agreements. Ms. McCormick’s areas of expertise include child and spousal support, complex and high-conflict child custody and visitation issues, as well as property characterization and division.

In 2019 and 2020, Ms. McCormick was named a Super Lawyer Northern California Rising Star, a select award given to the top 2.5% of attorneys under 40 or in practice for less than 10 years. She is also a member of Lawyers of Distinction, an award she earned in 2019.

Ms. McCormick is proudly a member of the following organizations:

  • State Bar of California
  • San Mateo County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association, Family Law Section

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