Erika R. Scheideman

Senior Associate | Los Angeles San Diego San Francisco

Secretary Briana Kress


Erika is a senior associate in the family law team.

She is a Certified Family Law Specialist focusing her practice exclusively on family law matters since 2009. She provides legal services in the areas of 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.

Prior to Withers, Erika was a partner and chair of the family law practice of a Southern California-based private client law firm where she expanded the family law practice. Erika earned her J.D. from Pepperdine University. She is a member of the Pasadena Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the California Bar Association.

Erika is recognized by Super Lawyers as an “Up-And-Coming 50 Women” and “Up-And-Coming 100” in Southern California for 2022, and has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in family law every year since 2019. She received the AVVO Clients' Choice award and has been voted a “Top Attorney” by Pasadena Magazine every year since 2011.