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Erika Larsen

erika.larsen@chrisjen.com
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257 East 200 South, Suite 1100
Salt Lake City, UT 84111



Erika Larsen graduated from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2017 and joined Christensen & Jensen as an associate.  Before law school, Erika graduated from Dixie State University magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in English Literature.  Erika was a member and Chapter President of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, and she presented several of her papers at national annual conferences all over the country.  Erika Graduated from the S.J. Quinney College of Law with high honors, a Graduate  Certificate in Criminal Law, and the CALI Award (awarded for highest grade) in Contracts.  She joined and served several student associations in addition to her classwork.

Just as she was as a student, Erika continues to be active in service as an attorney.  She is a member of the Women’s Lawyers of Utah Retreat Committee and she volunteers with the Homeless Youth Legal Clinic at the VOA Homeless Youth Resource Center.  Outside of her legal practice, Erika has a lot of fun hobbies, including slam poetry. This summer, while juggling her bar studies, Erika competed at the National Poetry Slam competition in Denver, Colorado with three other fierce women representing one of the two Salt Lake City slam teams.  This was her second time competing on the national stage, in  addition to previously coaching one other national slam team. Erika also enjoys hiking, playing soccer, and hanging out with her pitbull, Elvis.
 
Associations & Recognitions:
  • Federal Bar Association Student Chapter President - coordinated the annual lunch with judges and other events
  • Women's Law Caucus Activities Coordinator - organized the annual holiday drive in coordination with other organizations, and worked with the International Rescue Committee to gather thousands of dollars’ worth of gifts for local refugee families
  • Second-year Intern at the Rocky Mountain Innocence Center - investigatee cases of wrongful conviction
  • Third-Year Intern at the District Attorneys' Office where she helped with three trials and several preliminary hearings
  • Awarded a Pro Bono Initiative Certificate of Service for work as a student volunteer with the Hartland Clinic teaching citizenship classes to the local refugee community
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