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Erik M. Walters

Professional Experience

Before joining Morton McGoldrick in September 2013, Erik clerked for the Honorable Joel Penoyar at the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division II, in Tacoma. At the Court of Appeals, he worked on a variety of legal issues while helping the judge draft opinions in both civil and criminal cases. During law school, Erik was a managing editor for the Washington Law Review. He also served as an intern at Division II and at the Housing Justice Project.

At Morton McGoldrick Erik helps clients with their legal needs in the areas of real estate, business, estate planning and probate.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Managing Editor, Washington Law Review
  • Intern, Housing Justice Project


Erik attended Brigham Young University and graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Spanish (Minor in Political Science) in 2007. At BYU, Erik was awarded the Gordon B. Hinckley Presidential Scholarship, the University’s highest academic scholarship for undergraduates and he was honored as the Outstanding Spanish Major in 2007 by the Department of Spanish faculty.  Erik then attended University of Washington School of Law, earning his J.D. in 2011.

Admitted to Practice

Washington (2012)


Erik is married and has two children. He is active in his church, and he enjoys playing soccer and basketball, swimming and hiking.

Prior Affiliations

Law Clerk, The Honorable Joel M. Penoyar, Washington State Court of Appeals Division II.