Erik Harper

Wilshire Law Firm
3055 Wilshire Blvd 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010
213-381-9988
www.wilshirelawfirm.com


Erik F. Harper, Esq. is a law and motion attorney in Wilshire Law Firm’s personal injury department. An experienced legal advocate for the seriously injured, Mr. Harper brings a decade of knowledge and skill to complex motor vehicle and personal injury accident cases. His impressive legal history includes extensive success in all facets of civil discovery, civil law and motion, case law research, and litigation.

Mr. Harper has worked in a diverse range of positions at criminal, civil, public interest, and immigration practices. He began his time in law working as a staff attorney at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit before joining the First District Appellate Project in San Francisco as a panel attorney for incarcerated clients.

After earning his Bachelor of Arts from Lewis and Clark College, Mr. Harper received his Juris Doctor from the Northeastern University School of Law.

Practice Areas
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Personal Injury Accidents
Catastrophic Injuries
Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)
Wrongful Death
Elder Abuse
Criminal Appeals
Admissions
State Bar of California
United States District Court for the Central District of California
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Notable Settlements
$950,000 (Premises Liability)
$392,000 (Traumatic Brain Injury)
$300,000 (Motorcycle v. Auto)
$250,000 (Elder Abuse)
$250,000 (Rear End Accident)
$250,000 (Auto v. Auto)
$250,000 (Rear End Accident)
$175,000 (Slip and Fall Accident)
$120,000 (Motorcycle v. Auto)
$75,000 (Product Liability)
Career Highlights
Wrote the successful briefing for Latinos Unidos De Napa v. City of Napa, et al. (2013) 221 Cal.App.4th 192, a case challenging the insufficient amount of affordable housing included in the general plan for the city of Napa, California
Worked pro bono for the ABA Immigration Justice Project of San Diego to obtain political asylum for an Ethiopian refugee fleeing recruitment by the Al-Shabaab terrorist group.
Education
J.D., Northeastern University School of Law
B.A., Lewis and Clark College