Posted by: Avery Roberts on Jun 3, 2019

Congratulations to the 2019 James J. May Trial Lawyer of the Year, Erika Birch. Erika will be honored at the Trial Lawyer of the Year BBQ Friday, June 14th on the Limelight Terrace at the Sun Valley Resort. Tickets can be purchased here
Erika is a partner of Strindberg & Scholnick, LLC, a small regional firm focusing on employment and labor law. Since graduating from University of Colorado School of Law in 2000, her primary focus has been litigating employment and civil rights claims. Erika moved to Boise in the fall of 2007 to open the firm’s Boise office. She is the past Chair of the ISB labor and employment law section, on the Board of the ITLA, and a member of the American Association for Justice, National Employment Lawyer’s Association, the Federal Bar Association, and the Idaho Women Lawyers. Erika has received awards from the Idaho Bar for her pro bono work (2013), Outstanding Service (2014), and the Diversity Section’s Justice For All award (2015), and was an honored recipient of ITLA’s Walter H. Bithell Professionalism Award (2017). She serves on various non-profit boards and law-related committees, and has volunteered her time for pro bono clients at ITLA’s Street Law Clinic.