Erin Eckelman-Ray serves as legal counsel for CSLEA members including agents, investigators, litigation specialists, public safety dispatchers, and motor carrier specialists.
"I like what I do, because I fight for people's rights," said Eckelman-Ray, who graduated, magna cum laude in the top five percent of her class, from Whittier Law School (2007). During law school, Eckelman-Ray had the honor of working for U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit Judge, the Honorable Arthur L. Alarcon. "To work with someone who had 60 years of law experience and receive his guidance is priceless," said Eckelman.
Eckelman-Ray earned her bachelor's degree in communications from Arizona State University in 2003 and to this day continues to be an avid fan of the Arizona State University Sun Devils. She served in the Orange County District Attorney's Office as a clerk in the Felony Unit.
Before joining CSLEA's legal team in 2011, Eckelman-Ray worked for the law firms of Trutanich-Michel and Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith litigating cases that included criminal law, business law, insurance, elder abuse, professional liability and personal injury.
Eckelman-Ray resides in Long Beach with her husband and young daughter. She enjoys physical activity including running and yoga, she loves camping and has a passion for cars.