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After attending Penn State University and Dickinson School of Law, Erik returned to McKean County, Pennsylvania, where he began his career as law clerk to the Honorable John M. Cleland, then President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas for McKean County.  In 1987, he became an associate to attorneys Lawrence Woods and Michael Baker. The firm was then known as Woods and Baker, later renamed Woods Baker & Ross in August 1999.


Erik lives in Mount Jewett, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Megan.  They are the parents of four children (Joel, Korin, Dane, and Hannah), and they have three grandchildren (Charlise, Brennan, and Ronan).

B. S.  Administration of Justice, Pennsylvania State University, 1982
J. D.  Dickinson School of Law, 1985

Admittance Date: November 18, 1985

Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Rating

Second VP & Secretary of Kane Community Hospital Board of Directors

Former President of Mt. Jewett Rotary Club

Former President of McKean County Bar Association

Former President of Robert H. Jackson Inn of Court

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