Erin Wolfe has always had a passion for helping people. The daughter of two Air Force veterans, Erin Wolfe grew up in New York, South Carolina, and north Florida. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor degree in Social Work from Florida State University in 2005. While earning her undergraduate degree, Erin volunteered for Amnesty International and a shelter for people living with HIV/AIDS in Costa Rica.
After earning her social work degree, Erin worked for two years as a community mental health social worker in Jacksonville, Florida. She saw first-hand what happened when people with psychiatric and physical disabilities were denied benefits and fell through the cracks of the social security system.
In 2007, Erin moved to Seattle to attend law school with the goal of becoming a legal advocate for people with disabilities. While studying law, she interned at Disability Rights Washington and Refugee Immigrant Advocacy Project and was a board member of the Center for Human Rights and Justice and the Disability Law Alliance. In 2010, Erin received her law degree with a concentration in public service law.
Before joining Heard & Smith, Erin worked as an Ombudsman for the Office of Injured Employee Counsel helping injured workers appeal denials of their workers’ compensation benefits. Erin is a member of Tarrant County Bar Association. She enjoys bike riding, reading, and spending time with her family.