Erica has had the honor of calling Arkansas home for most of her life and has built an extensive professional network across the country and the state. After serving as corporate counsel and in operations of large regional and national title companies for several years, Erica established a solo practice providing counsel to real estate and title insurance clients nationwide. After three years of practicing solo, she formed Hughes & Hughes Law Firm to broaden her practice.
A graduate of Fayetteville High School and the University of Alabama, Erica returned to Fayetteville to attend University of Arkansas School of Law. While there, she was named to the dean's list, active in Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity and earned the Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) award during her final year of law school.
In-House Title Industry Professional
Following law school, Erica joined a major title company that served clients nationwide. In her role as corporate counsel, she provided legal advice to approximately 25 company-owned title companies. Her experience includes handling title insurance claim files, negotiating settlements, reviewing and preparing documents, assisting in state licensure and compliance, overseeing file audits, and initiating proactive measures to eliminate claims.
Real Estate and Title Insurance Counsel
Erica offers a range of services, including representing clients in real estate transactions, drafting real estate and mortgage related documents, and analyzing complex real estate legal issues.