Erika Carrasco practices civil litigation and dispute resolution with an emphasis on insurance, construction and the energy sectors. Her clients often refer others in these industries to Erika to provide advice and representation in tort and contractually-related commercial disputes as well as on builders’ lien matters.
As an owner and manager with a business background, I take a holistic approach as an advisor to my clients. I am their risk manager. This means I get to know their business and, as a result, can spot problems and get to their causes.
I provide my clients with practical advice on how to manage legal issues and prevent them in the first place. More recently, I have been focusing on my passion for technology by expanding my skills into the world of Drones and Self-Driving Vehicles."
Insurers regularly seek Erika's advice and representation relating to the following:
Erika has experience at all levels of the Courts in Alberta. "I have a proactive approach and a down-to-earth attitude," says Erika. "I'm also quick on my feet."
Outside of Work
Even with four children, Erika is looking for new adventures to satisfy her love of surfing and scuba. "I got my dry-suit certification just to be able to dive in Iceland. Even shivering in 5-degree Celsius water, it was amazing!"
In prior travel adventures, Erika lived and worked in Australia, "I sold SIM cards door to door, since it seemed like the quickest way to pay off a rental car that I wrecked. Fortunately, the Aussies liked my Canadian accent and felt sorry for me walking around in the 45-degree heat. I paid off what I owed in just three months and even won a sales award.