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Erick Rigby can give you the legal representation you need.
Erick has gained experience in the legal field as a law clerk for the Honorable Paul Pozonsky in the Court of Common Pleas of Washington County, Pennsylvania. He also worked for prominent Pittsburgh criminal defense attorneys assisting in a variety of criminal cases in state and federal court. This included work on several high profile cases. Additionally, he has reviewed thousands of oil and gas leases for a local business’s Marcellus data collection project.
While in law school Erick was an extern at the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. He also worked as an intern at the Clinton County District Attorney’s Office in New York. Erick worked for the University of Akron as a teaching assistant in the law school’s legal drafting program and as a research assistant to Professor Jane Campbell Moriarty. He served as an Assistant Editor and later the Articles Editor on the Akron Law Review.
Before his legal career Erick was an associate at a Washington, D.C. political consulting firm.
Juris Doctor, University of Akron, 2011, summa cum laude
Masters of Applied Politics, University of Akron, 2011, summa cum laude
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, magna cum laude
Think Locally Act Globally: The Presumption Against Extraterritorial Application of American Statutes and Section 7(a)(2) of the Endangered Species Act (Duquesne Law Review, 2012)
Before law school Erick interned in the United States Senate Office of John F. Kerry.
If you’ve been accused of a crime, contact Erick today.
Serious felony crimes can result in jail time and heavy fines. Make sure you have a strong legal team behind you that cares about your case. Erick has represented clients accused of many different felony, misdemeanor, and summary offenses. He is ready to help you with your case. When there are serious accusations, you need someone that will give your case serious attention. That is what Erick does.
Driving Under the Influence is one of the most prevalent crimes in today’s society. There are harsh mandatory minimums and hefty fines. If you have been charged with a DUI in Washington, Waynesburg, or anywhere else in Pennsylvania, contact Erick immediately. He has handled all types of DUI crimes, and can consult with you about all of your options and assess the strengths and weaknesses of your case to make sure you are making the right decision.
If you’ve been charged with a violation of the Pennsylvania Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act (35 P.S. §§ 780-101 – 780-144) you need an attorney now. Drug charges ranging from possession of drug paraphernalia, to possession of a controlled substance, or possession with intent to deliver, are very serious crimes. A conviction or plea could not only land you in jail, but it could effect custody proceedings, get CYS involved in your life, and generally hurt your record.But Erick can help you fight your drug charges. Erick understands how the state builds a case, and can help you fight the drug charges you’re facing.
As a general practice attorney I handle many different types of cases.
There are few things more stressful than CYS coming into your life and trying to take your children. That is why it is important to get an attorney involved as soon as possible. As a parent you have rights, including the right to fight to keep your children in your home. Erick has handled CYS cases in Washington County and Greene County, representing mothers, fathers, grandparents, and children. He understands that an adjudication of dependency could mean that CYS meddles in your life for years to come. That is why you need an attorney who understands how to stand up to CYS and help you work to keep your family intact. You need an attorney who knows how CYS works and what their goals are.
Forming a limited liability company (LLC), incorporating, or generally organizing a business can be a Herculean task. Erick is dedicated to your business’ success and can help you navigate the maze of forming and organizing your business.
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