Erika is a Certified Family Law Specialist focusing her practice exclusively on family law matters since 2009. This has included asset and debt division incident to dissolution or legal separation, child and spousal support, complex custody litigation, including negotiation of three-parent custody arrangements and international move-away litigation, domestic violence proceedings, pre-marital and post-marital agreements, post-judgment modification proceedings and step-parent adoption.
Ms. Scheideman earned her Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University, where she was a member of Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity. During law school, Scheideman completed an internship at the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law, where she gained experience assisting clients with their family law matters. She is a member of the Pasadena Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the California Bar Association. Prior to joining Lagerlof, LLP, as senior counsel in 2018, Ms. Scheideman was an associate attorney at a boutique Pasadena law firm, handling a wide variety of family law matters.
Erika has received the AVVO Clients’ Choice award, has been voted a “Top Attorney” by Pasadena Magazine every year since 2011 and was voted a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2019 and 2020.