About Erin Swanson


  • Experienced Trial Attorney
  • Former Prosecutor
  • Conservative Republican
  • Seventh Generation Texan
  • Lifelong Conservative
  • Will follow the rule of law

Experience

  • Experienced litigator
  • Former Harris County Assistant District Attorney
  • Extensive jury and bench trial experience
  • Prosecuted thousands of cases
  • Certified mediator
  • General Counsel for Tech Startup
  • Director of Compliance, Harris County Clerk’s Office
  • J.D., South Texas College of Law Houston, ranked #1 in the USA for advocacy
  • Interned with United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Judge Jerry E. Smith
  • Clerked in the Texas Attorney General’s Tort Litigation Division
  • Clerked at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto, & Aziz
  • Interned with the Railroad Commission of Texas
  • Interned with 262nd District Court
  • Licensed Texas Attorney
  • Admitted to United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Admitted to United States Southern District of Texas
  • Admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States

Awards

  • Winning Warrior, Harris County Court 11
  • Supreme Docket Master of the Highest Order
  • Jeffry S. Abrams National Mediator Competition Top 7
  • Summer Trial Academy Advocacy Tournament Champion
  • Semifinalist at the American Bar Association (ABA) Labor & Employment Law Mock Trial Regional Championships
  • Top 10 Appellate Brief Award, Leroy Jeffers Moot Court Tournament
  • Dean’s Merit Scholarship and Honor List

Community Involvement/Memberships

  • Houston Young Lawyers Association Leadership Academy
  • South Texas College of Law Houston Young Alumni Council
  • Federalist Society
  • Association of Women Attorneys
  • Mexican American Bar Association of Houston
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Bar College
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas District and County Attorneys Association
  • Volunteer at Food Bank and shelters

Involvement During Law School

  • Phi Delta Phi legal honors society
  • Federalist Society
  • Board of Advocates
  • Republican Legal Society
  • Advocates for Life
  • Texas Journal of Business Law
  • Corporate Counsel Review
  • Traveling mock trial teams
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Advocates
  • Oil & Gas Law Society

Grassroots Conservative

  • Elected Republican National Delegate, 2016
  • Elected Delegate to Republican District and State Conventions since 2004
  • Volunteered on hundreds of campaigns
  • Blockwalked in 9 states
  • Member of Texas Tea Party Republican Women, Yellow Rose of Texas Republican Women, and Village Republican Women
  • Decades of involvement in Concerned Women for America