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Erik Child

Erik Child

  • Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • California
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Mr. Child graduated with a baccalaureate degree in International Relations from Brigham Young University, and earned his juris doctorate degree at McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. While attending law school he worked full time as a law clerk for The Law Offices of Beyer, Pongratz & Rosen, A Professional Law Corporation (“BPR”). After graduating, Mr. Child practiced as an associate attorney in class III complex business litigation, construction litigation, personal injury litigation, and general civil litigation in state and federal courts for approximate two years before becoming an equal partner and co-owner of BPR. For the next seven years Mr. Child exclusively devoted his attention to personal injury trial practice, obtaining numerous large settlements and successful jury verdicts, as well as completing appellate work resulting in published opinions. Mr. Child lectures on the use of advanced diagnostic studies as forensic evidence in cases involving cervical and lumbar spinal injuries to doctors and attorneys. In January, 2008, Mr. Child co-founded The Law Offices of Child and Gordon, a firm specializing solely in the field of personal injury and related insurance litigation. Mr. Child enjoys international travel, scuba diving, skiing, hiking, hunting, fishing, reading, cross-training, and playing saxophone and piano. Mr. Child is fluent in Norwegian, is active in international charities and in his church, and loves spending time and performing activities with his five children.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    33 1/3% Pre-Trial Settlement 40% Trial prep/Trial
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $450.00 Hourly
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Brigham Young Univ
Undergraduate Degree
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McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Law Degree
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 195104
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Child & Gordon, A Professional Law Corporation
101 Parkshore Drive, Suite 205
Folsom, CA 95630
Telephone: (916) 932-2170
Fax: (916) 932-2171