The Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson Team

The team at the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson has a true passion for justice – with the singular goal of benefiting the client. Therefore, we strive for excellence in all aspects of legal service and clear communication at every step. Our goal is to achieve a positive outcome for each and every case through teamwork. To accomplish this, we allow each staff member to focus on what they do best, and our staff members pride themselves on excelling within their individual specialties. As a result, we excel at creating successful results for our clients as a team.

Learn more about each individual staff member and their specialized skills below.


Brittany Kelm – Office Manager

Brittany Kelm is the Office Manager at the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson. She graduated from the Albuquerque Academy before leaving the Land of Enchantment for 15 years. She earned a Journalism Certificate from St. Leo University, and an Associate of Science degree from Bluegrass Tech prior to attending the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky – where she majored in Marketing. Brittany oversees and assists with all office functions and systems.

Outside the Law Office, Brittany lives a second life as a professional motorcycle safety ambassador and instructor, international keynote speaker, staff journalist, photographer and avocado toast connoisseur.


Esperanza Lawson – Paralegal

Esperanza is a paralegal specializing in litigation with the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson. She earned an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Legal Assistant Studies from Central New Mexico Community College in 1999 and has worked in the legal field ever since.  She has extensive experience in insurance defense litigation in the areas of personal injury, oil field, construction defect and most recently medical malpractice.  Esperanza is the litigation paralegal at the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson, and currently assists the attorneys in the office with every step of the litigation process. 

When away from work, she enjoys motocross, riding her bicycle and hiking the natural trials with her husband and children.    


Raphael Lobato – Paralegal

Raphael is a paralegal specializing in Estate Planning and Probate matters with the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson. He grew up in northern New Mexico and graduated from New Mexico State University in 2015 with a B.S. in Political Science. Raphael has broad experience working in different areas of the law. Prior to joining the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson, Raphael worked at firms specializing in civil rights and immigration. He sees the law as being a transformative tool that can be used to help others. 

In his free time, Raphael enjoys exploring the richness that New Mexico has to offer, such as hiking one of the many breathtaking trails in the Sandia Mountain Wilderness, visiting art galleries in Santa Fe, and perusing the menu at new local restaurants. 


Headshot of Legal Assistant Ashley Lujan of the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson Ashley Lujan – Legal Assistant

Ashley Lujan is the legal assistant at the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson. She recently graduated from the University of New Mexico with a degree in University Studies. Ashley has a heart for positively impacting people’s lives. As a result, she is the team’s central point of contact, support staffer and file organizer in the office. Above all, Ashley communicates with clients and sets every case up for success.

Away from work, Ashley enjoys spending time with friends and family, meeting new people, exploring new places, partaking in arts and crafts, and losing herself in a good book.


Headshot of Law Clerk Travis Handler of the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson Travis Handler – Law Clerk

Travis Handler is a Law Clerk with the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson. He is currently attending Doane University. Travis is pursuing a B.A. in political science and international studies, with a minor in Spanish. He also does grant-funded legal research into health inequality as well as working for his campus advocacy team which leads workshops against toxic masculinity and racial microaggressions.

In his free time, Travis enjoys hiking and spending time with his dogs.


The Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson

The team at the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson has a true passion for justice – with the singular goal of benefiting the client. Therefore, we strive for excellence in all aspects of legal service and clear communication at every step. Our goal is to achieve a positive outcome for each and every case through teamwork. To accomplish this, we allow each staff member to focus on what they do best, and our staff members pride themselves on excelling within their individual specialties. As a result, we excel at creating successful results for our clients as a team.

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