Erica Bristol

Erica Bristol

  • Intellectual Property, Business Law, Arbitration & Mediation ...
  • California, Federal Practice for copyright and federal trademark matters
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Erica Bristol is an attorney and owner of Evening Legal(TM), a boutique law firm in Encino, California serving "micro" and small business owners with daytime and "after hours" legal services. She received her J.D. from the UCLA School of Law in 1999 where she served as the Editor in Chief of the Bulletin of Law and Technology. For 11 years she served as in-house counsel for a California corporation, with various roles during her career as Senior Counsel, Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for its for-profit and non-profit affiliates.

Erica is a commercial mediator, practicing since 2006 and specializing in Commercial Transactions, Real Estate and Intellectual Property disputes. She currently serves as a Panel Mediator for the United States District Court, Central District of California mediating intellectual property disputes for the Court, and a panel neutral for the Santa Barbara County courts. She has written several articles for various publications, both domestic and international.

Ms. Bristol is a member of the Intellectual Property Law, Business Law and Real Property Law sections of the California Lawyers Association, and adjunct faculty (currently on hiatus) at the Ventura and Santa Barbara Colleges of Law where she teaches Intellectual Property, Document Drafting and Statutory Interpretation.

Erica enjoys all things motorsport, especially Formula 1 and MotoGP racing. She served as a flagger for both international racing organizations at the WeatherTech Raceway at Laguna Seca in California, and the Circuit of Americas track in Texas. Erica enjoys RV traveling, riding motorcycles (she owns a Hayabusa), and playing bass guitar.

California St Univ
Undergraduate Degree
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UCLA School of Law
Law Degree
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Articles & Publications
Trade Secret Mediation: A Mediator’s Perspective
International In House Counsel Journal
Professional Associations
California Lawyers Association
Member, Intellectual Property Law Section
- Current
Activities: Former Executive Committee Member
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California State Bar  # 205319
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
ID Number: 205319
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Federal Practice for copyright and federal trademark matters
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Practice Areas
Intellectual Property
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Formation, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Arbitration & Mediation
Business - Arbitration/Mediation
Trademark Registration
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate
Additional Practice Area
  • Business Mediator (business transactions and disputes; intellectual property dis
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Evening Legal-The law firm for small and "micro" businesses.
Contact & Map
Evening Legal
16133 Ventura Blvd
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 91436
Telephone: (818) 753-2326
Monday: 9 AM - 10 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 10 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 10 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 10 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 10 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Evening Legal provides daytime and "after hours" legal services for small and "micro" business owners. Appointments from 6-10pm and weekends are available.