ERICA MYNARICH

Attorney at Law
Springfield, MO

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Federal Court Cases

State & Federal Appeals

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EXPERIENCE – ERICA MYNARICH

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Erica Mynarich primarily represents people charged with crimes in federal court and in Missouri state courts. Erica has extensive training in trial advocacy, including Gerry Spence’s three-week Trial Lawyers College in Wyoming and the Trial Lawyers College’s graduate program. In 2016, Erica Mynarich was honored for her excellence in trial work by receiving the Missouri Bar Foundation’s Lon O. Hocker award. In 2017, Erica was a recipient of the David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Award from the Missouri Bar Foundation.

Erica’s passion for representing her clients, which includes listening to her clients and genuinely caring about what happens to them, is what has distinguished her as an outstanding attorney to her clients and peers.

Erica also represents clients with all types of cases before the Missouri Court of Appeals and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Erica’s success in appellate work partially stems from her experience clerking for two Missouri Court of Appeals Judges in Springfield, Missouri.

Additionally, Erica has personal injury law experience from her previous work at the Hershewe Law Firm where she fought for the rights of people who were injured. At Carver, Cantin & Mynarich, LLC, Erica Mynarich continues to fight for the rights of people charged with crimes and those who have been injured.

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois Bar
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS &
AWARDS

  • 2017 David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Award
  • 2017 Missouri Lawyers Weekly Women’s Justice Award: Litigation Practitioner
  • Erica Mynarich is a 2016 Recipient of Missouri Bar Foundation’s Lon O. Hocker Award
  • Western District of Missouri Federal Practice Committee, 2013-2018
  • A graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College
  • The Missouri Bar, Leadership Academy
  • Southern Missouri Women Lawyers Board of Directors
  • Missouri Bar Board of Governors, Governor for District 10
  • Member of the Missouri Bar Client Security Fund Committee

EDUCATION

  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, DeKalb, Illinois
    • J.D. magna cum laude
    • Law Review: Northern Illinois University College of Law, Research Editor
    • Publication: An Argument for the Adoption of an Illinois Homeschooling Statute, The Journal of the DuPage County Bar Association, (2007-2008). View Article
  • Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    • Bachelor of Science in Biology, with a Philosophy minor

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