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E-mail: erin@jackson-legal.com
Twitter: @healthy_lawyer
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J.D., University of New Mexico School of Law, 
summa cum laude, Order of the Coif
M.S., New Mexico State University
B.A., Elmhurst College, cum laude


Erin Jackson is the managing partner of Jackson LLP.

Erin is a healthcare attorney and Managing Partner of Jackson LLP, where she focuses on practice start-up and compliance.  Erin also spearheads the firm's healthcare consulting services.

Erin also serves as the President of the nonprofit organization Inspire Santé.  Because of her healthcare knowledge and patient experience, Erin is a sought-after speaker.  She is passionate about creating positive change in the way that we perceive one's right to personalized healthcare, closing what she calls the "empathy gap" (that is, the gap between where many providers are and where they should be), and teaching individuals how to advocate for their needs within the healthcare system.  

Erin was raised in Arlington Heights, Illinois, where she graduated from St. Viator High School before studying political science at Elmhurst College.  She went on to earn a master's degree and then to graduate as the top-ranked member of her class from the University of New Mexico School of Law.

Erin is a published author whose scholarship focuses on the intersection of women's health and the law.  Her latest article advocates for the abolition of child marriage in the United States, and she is currently researching international legal systems' treatment of spousal rape.

Outside the office, Erin enjoys spending time with her husband, nearby extended family, and dog Crosby. She lives in downtown Evanston and volunteers her time to various women's health causes.  Erin also enjoys yoga, baking vegan donuts, and indoor rock-climbing.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Board Member, Below Your Belt
  • Contributor, Massage & Fitness Magazine
  • Contributor, The Mighty
  • Member, UN Women U.S. National Committee, Chicago Chapter


  • To Have and to Hold: Protecting the Sexual Integrity of the World's Married Women, 49 Toledo L. Rev. ____ (forthcoming late 2017).
  • Why I Had an Identity Crisis When I Went From Being Sick to Healthy, The Mighty (Aug. 2017) (read here).
  • Independent Contractor or Employee?: Common mistakes invite government scrutiny, penalties, Massage & Fitness Magazine, vol. 8 (July 2017).
  • Scope of Practice: Why You Should Give a Whit, Massage & Fitness Magazine, vol. 7 (Apr. 2017).
  • Addressing the Inconsistency between Statutory Rape Laws and Underage Marriage: Abolishing Early Marriage and Removing the Spousal Exemption to Statutory Rape, 85 UMKC L. Rev. (Mar. 2017), available via Hein Online.
  • Regulation of Mobile Medical Apps, 9 N.M. Lawyer 7 (2014) .
  • The Tension between Statutes of Repose and a Cause of Action for Indemnification: Considering the Implications of Christus St. Vincent v. Duarte-Afara, 43 N.M. L. Rev. 241 (2013).

Advocacy & Speaking Engagements

  • Guest Lecturer, Elmhurst College: Reproductive Rights Law (Elmhurst, Illinois, May 2017).
  • Speaker, Illinois Physical Therapy Association Revitalize Conference: The Opioid Epidemic and Physical Therapy: Bridging the Gap between Your Patients' Fears and Your Legal & Ethical Obligations (St. Charles, Illinois, Apr. 2017).
  • Guest Lecturer, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science: Physical Therapy Law 101: Overview of how the law intersects with your practice (North Chicago, Illinois, Apr. 2017).
  • Speaker, Missouri Physical Therapy Association Spring Conference: Pills, Pain Patients + PT (St. Louis, Missouri, Apr. 2017).
  • Speaker, Florida Physical Therapy Association Spring Conference: The Opioid Epidemic & Physical Therapy: Understanding Your Legal & Ethical Obligations (Orlando, Florida, Apr. 2017).
  • Keynote Speaker, Michigan Physical Therapy Association Fall Conference: Treating Patients, Not Parts: Learning to Personify Your Patients & Improve Their Physical Therapy Experience (Holland, Michigan, Oct. 2016).
  • Speaker, American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting: The Customer Experience in Healthcare: The Game Changer (Anaheim, California, Feb. 2016).

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