Profile

Name

Erin Copeland

Firm

Fibich, Hampton, & Leebron, LLP

Firm Website

http://www.fibichhampton.com/our-firm/erin-copeland.aspx

City

Houston

State

TX

Bio

Erin K. Copeland is a native Houstonian born in 1973. She graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Radio-Television from the School of Communications at the University of Houston. During undergraduate school, Erin clerked at Gulf Coast Legal Foundation assisting underprivileged families in all areas of family practice. She attended South Texas College of Law where she competed on the varsity mock trial team and served as an officer on the school’s Board of Advocates, earning multiple speaker awards and South Texas College of Law Advocacy Scholarships for 1998-1999 and 1999-2000.

Since earning her law license in 2000, Erin’s practice has been focused on personal injury representing clients at hearings, trials, appeals, arbitration, and mediation in both state and federal courts across the country. Erin has argued numerous motions and participated in countless depositions on a variety of cases ranging from simple consumer disputes and construction defects to catastrophic injuries and wrongful death. She has worked on behalf of families who have lost loved ones in nursing homes, on the roads, on oil rigs, and in Iraq due to another’s wrongful conduct – in some cases earning her clients more than a million dollars in recovery.

Aside from handling a diverse individual case docket, Erin is managing the transvaginal mesh litigation for her firm, Fibich Hampton, in Houston, Texas. She is also part of a team of award winning veteran trial attorneys representing hundreds of victims of a variety of dangerous products and pharmaceuticals. The firm has cases pending in jurisdictions across the country against the makers of different product and pharmaceutical.
Erin is currently licensed to practice law in both Texas and Missouri. She is also admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the Southern District of Texas, and the Eastern District of Texas as well as other jurisdictions by pro hac vice admission. She was certified as an Attorney Ad Litem in Texas in 2009 and has been trained in both general civil and family law mediation. She is also a volunteer mediator for the Harris County Dispute Resolution Center.

Practice Areas:

Trucking Litigation
Wrongful Death Litigation
Products Liability
Pharmaceutical Litigation
Automobile Litigation
Deceptive Trade Practices
Nursing Home Litigation
Construction Defect
General Injury