Christopher “Toby” Erickson is an associate attorney at Whiting, Ross, Abel & Campbell, LLP. He has exclusively practiced family law since his admission to the California Bar, successfully representing clients in Contra Costa County, Alameda County, and before the Court of Appeal, First District. Toby ensures each of his clients understands all aspects of his or her matter and is fully informed of all options available, enabling him to pursue his client’s objectives in the most effective manner feasible. To that end, Toby embraces the law and utilizes creative problem-solving skills to pursue a settlement, while strategically positioning cases for litigation in the event settlement cannot be reached.
Toby is a Certified Family Law Specialist, certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. He is qualified to serve as a court-appointed attorney for minor children in high conflict custody matters. Toby is also active in the local family law community, presently serving on the Board of Directors for the Alameda County Family Law Association (“ACFLA”). He previously held leadership roles in the Family Law Sections of both the Alameda County Bar Association (“ACBA”) and the Contra Costa County Bar Association (“CCCBA”). Toby supports the Alameda and Contra Costa County family courts through volunteer work, and has been recognized by the Family Law Bench in both counties for his efforts.
Toby is a Bay Area native, and when not practicing law he enjoys spending time with his family, alpine skiing, and exploring the East Bay culinary scene.