Erika Veal joined Doré Rothberg Law as an Attorney in August 2022. Erika received a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio and Television Production and Criminal Justice from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2010 and earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the historic Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 2020, where she served as Chief Justice of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law Honor Court as well as a board member of the distinguished James M. Douglas Board of Advocates. Erika is also a graduate of the High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice.
As an Attorney, Erika began her career with the Texas Workforce Commission as an Administrative Law Judge for the State of Texas handling complex unemployment claim hearings. Her experience with both private litigation firms and governmental agencies has led her to focus on advocating for clients with fairness and impartiality to attain the best results. As a former entrepreneur and business owner, Erika focuses her legal career exclusively in helping clients build and protect their legacy in the areas of business transactions, including formation and restructuring, business branding with marketing and trademark services, as well as helping preserve legacy and generational wealth with estate planning and various probate matters.
Erika truly believes proper planning for tomorrow will provide peace of mind for clients today. Erika is a native Houstonian. When not helping clients with their legacy planning, Erika enjoys traveling, photography, reading and exploring new restaurants around the city.