Erin joined the City of Eden in 2009 as the City Attorney. After being born and raised in Eden, Erin attended and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2001 with a bachelor of arts in Journalism and Mass Communication and a second major in Political Science. She then attended and obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Richmond in 2004. Erin was admitted to the Virginia Bar in 2004 and the North Carolina Bar in 2006. After returning to North Carolina in 2005, Erin began working as an associate at Medlin Law Office, P.C. where she remained until she began her position with the City. Erin and her husband Jamie have 3 children.