Erin R. Clegg joined McCathern in 2017 as part of the Family Law division. Erin has extensive litigation experience in family law by working on cases involving divorce, custody, child support, modifications, enforcements, domestic violence, and cases involving Child Protective Services. Erin also has experience as a mediator for family law cases, helping parties reach creative and unique results that would may otherwise be available through the Court system.
Erin earned her law degree along with a Masters of Public Administration from St. Mary’s University in 2013. While in law school, she was the recipient of the Civil Clinic Pro Bono award. She was also a member of Pi Alpha Alpha, the global honor society for public affairs and administration. In 2009, Erin graduated cum laude from the University of North Texas where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Criminal Justice. During her time at UNT, she was a member of Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, the UNT Mediation Team, as well as Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
Erin is a member of various organizations including the Texas Young Lawyers Association serving on the Board of Directors as a Director of District 11, the Denton County Bar Association serving as the President-elect for the Family Law section, the Texas Family Law Foundation on the Bill Review Committee and as a Lifetime Member, the State Bar College, the Denton County Young Lawyers Association, and the Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae Association.
Erin has been a part of several civic engagements including the City of Denton Charter Review Committee, the City of Denton Public Art Committee, as well as volunteering for the Denton County Alternative Dispute Resolution Program (DCAP) as a mediator, Denton County Friends and Family, and as a volunteer attorney for a variety of events through the Denton County Bar Association. She has been published as a reoccurring voice in the Texas Young Lawyers Association Lawyer’s Who Lunch Blog and as an editor for the E-News division.
In Erin’s free time she enjoys spin class, laying by the pool, and spending time with her sweet pups, Nutmeg and Poppy.