Erika Dixon Esq.
Ms. Dixon has been a practicing immigration attorney since January 2017. Ms. Dixon has regularly appeared at USCIS interviews on behalf of clients applying for asylum as well as those applying for adjustment of status through either family-based or employment-based petitions.
She has extensive court experience in matters related to asylum and withholding of removal, cancellation of removal, waivers of inadmissibility, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (“SIJS”).
Originally from Pittsburgh, Ms. Dixon relocated to Los Angeles after graduating from Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law. In 2016, she was admitted to the State Bar of California. In 2018, she was admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and began handling cases at the appellate level.
In law school, Ms. Dixon took several courses related to immigration law, administrative law, and international law. She gained practical experience as a legal intern at the York Immigration Court and the Pennsylvania Governor’s Office of Homeland Security. Ms. Dixon also served as president of the Public Interest Law Fund, an organization that raises funds to support law students working in unpaid internships at agencies serving underprivileged communities. Ms. Dixon also contributed to the prestigious academic journal, The Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation as an associate editor. She authored a scholarly article, chosen for publication, on the significance of an international arbitration dispute arising after the Prestige oil tanker spilled tens of thousands of metric tons of oil along the Spanish and French coastlines.
During her undergraduate years, Ms. Dixon concurrently pursued two fields of study. She holds baccalaureate degrees from Pennsylvania State University in International Politics and Psychology, respectively. After receiving her degrees in 2008, Ms. Dixon moved to Rouen, France for 9 months where she taught English to French students in middle school and high school. Today, Ms. Dixon remains conversational in French. Before attending law school, Ms. Dixon was employed as a social worker for three years.