Erika R. Scheideman – Senior Counsel – Family Law
“My extensive experience in family law allows me to represent my clients with the utmost confidence and professionalism. Effective representation of family law matters takes not only an understanding of the law, but an understanding of the dynamics of those involved.”
Ms. Scheideman is a Certified Family Law Specialist, focusing her practice exclusively on family law matters, including dissolution of marriage, parentage actions, including three-parent parentage actions, property division, child and spousal support, complex custody litigation, domestic violence, premarital and post-marital agreements, and adoption. She is a member of the Pasadena Bar Association (Family Law section), the Los Angeles County Bar Association (Family Law section), and the California Bar Association (Family Law section). Prior to joining Primuth, Driskell & Terzian, LLP, as a senior counsel in 2018, Ms. Scheideman was an associate at the boutique family law firm Law Offices of Makupson & Howard, APC, handling a wide variety of family law matters.
Ms. Scheideman earned her Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University, where she was a member of Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity. During law school, Ms. Scheideman completed an internship at the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law, where she gained experience assisting clients with their family law matters. Ms. Scheideman was named a Southern California “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2019.
Ms. Scheideman is admitted to practice law in all California state courts.