Erica holds a Juris Doctor (J.D) from William Mitchell College of Law and a B.A. from the University of Minnesota. She is an animal welfare advocate and is active in legislation to that end. Erica is a seasoned world-traveler, speaks 3 languages, and enjoys learning about other cultures. She extends her love of culture to the kitchen, where she enjoys occasional work as a personal chef inspiring creative menus for specific occasions.