Eric Canton is a fluent Spanish speaker and was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. He is a recent graduate of Loyola Law School and the firm’s newest associate. Eric has always had a passion for helping others and looks forward to helping those who have been injured by the wrongful acts of others.
Eric received his Bachelors degree from UC Santa Barbara, where he majored in Law and Society and minored in Music and Spanish. While attending UC Santa Barbara, Eric was very active in the community, working with children that had learning disabilities and interning for the Santa Barbara Public Defender’s office.
In law school, Eric served as Vice President for La Raza de Loyola, a Latino law student organization that focused on serving the local Latino community. In addition, Eric volunteered as a mentor and coordinator for Loyola’s Young Lawyers program, which teaches high school students basic trial skills all while motivating them to become future advocates and leaders in the community. Eric also competed in the 21st Annual Uvaldo Herrera Moot Court Competition, received First Honors recognition in the Civil Litigation Skills Practicum, and completed the Civil Litigation and Advocacy Concentration with honors.
After graduating in the top third of his class, Eric was awarded a fellowship with the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), wherein he worked with a Defense firm (Rosen Saba, LLP), a Plaintiff’s firm (Panish Shea and Boyle) and clerked for the Honorable Rita Miller of the Los Angeles Superior Court.
When Eric is not working, Eric enjoys spending time with his family, playing sports, going to Dodger games, and exploring new restaurants. Eric is a member of the Mexican American Bar Association, Hispanic National Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, and the San Fernando Valley Bar Association.