Erin Chan-Adams graduated with Distinction from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in May of 2012, where she received her Juris Doctor degree. While at McGeorge University, Ms. Chan-Adams earned the Witkin award for receiving the highest grade in both her Criminal Procedure and Legal Research and Writing course. She was also an esteemed member of her school’s moot court team. As a moot court member, Ms. Chan-Adams competed in the National American Bar Association’s Appellate Advocacy Competition, where her team received an award for having the third best brief in the regional competition. She was also the recipient of the Diana P. Scott Scholarship and Academic Achievement Scholarship.
A San Francisco native, Ms. Chan-Adams attended George Washington High School. While still in high school, she interned with then Assemblymember Carole Migden and then Senator Jackie Speier. Ms. Chan-Adams obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Davis in 2007. Prior to joining Phillips, Spallas & Angstadt, Ms. Chan-Adams clerked for the Honorable Gail Dekreon in the Superior Court of California.
Ms. Chan-Adams is currently admitted to practice in the State of California. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the Bar Association of San Francisco.