Jeanne T. Tate, P.A.
Erica's practice focuses on litigation and appeals arising from contested adoptions, and includes the representation of adoption agencies in termination of parental rights proceedings and adoptive parents in adoption finalization proceedings.
Erica received a B.S. degree in Business Administration with a major in Finance from the University of Florida in 2007, where she was a member of the Delta Delta Delta fraternity. Erica graduated from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2010 magna cum laude, and was selected for the Order of the Coif for being in the top 10% of her class. While in law school, Erica was a member of the Florida Law Review and completed an externship with several federal judges. During her second year of law school, the Law Review awarded Erica the Frank Maloney Award for Outstanding Candidate and the Outstanding Tutor Scholarship. Erica also served as a Notes & Comments Editor and Managing Editor of the Law Review. Erica earned Dean’s List for all semesters in law school, received book awards in Bankruptcy and Legal Drafting, received honors in Legal Research & Writing and Appellate Advocacy, and was also a Teaching Assistant for those classes. Upon graduating from law school, Erica received the Community Service Certificate and Pro Bono Certificate for her time spent volunteering. For more information, visit the firm's website.