J.D., University of Georgia, cum laude
B.A., Agnes Scott College, magna cum laude
Erica Byrd is a member of the Lawyering: Foundations Program.
Before joining the College of Law faculty, Byrd practiced family law and general civil defense litigation with an Atlanta firm. She litigated and practiced the full spectrum of family law issues, and she also served as the lead attorney for the drafting and litigation of complex motions in family law and general civil litigation. She has represented clients in the Superior, State, Juvenile, and Magistrate Courts of Georgia, as well as the Georgia Supreme Court and the Georgia Court of Appeals.
Byrd graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law, where she received a three year academic scholarship and served as Notes Editor of the Georgia Law Review. She was also awarded the Equal Justice Foundation Fellowship and the Equal Justice Works Summer Corps Fellowship. Byrd graduated magna cum laude from Agnes Scott College with a B.A. in Women's Studies and a minor in German Studies.