Eric R. Canton is the managing attorney of the litigation department at Sepulveda Sanchez Law and was previously a trial attorney at the Law Offices of Brian D. Witzer, where he participated in at least 5 different trials, managed numerous complex cases, and helped recover millions of dollars for his clients.
Eric earned his undergraduate degree from UC Santa Barbara in 2009, where he majored in Law and Society, minored in Music and Spanish, and was very active in his community. He played in a non-profit community-based Mariachi, worked for a non-profit organization that focused on helping children with learning disabilities succeed in elementary school, and interned for the Santa Barbara Public Defender’s office.
Eric then obtained his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School in 2016, where graduated with First Honors recognition in the Civil Litigation Skills Practicum and completed the Civil Litigation and Advocacy Concentration with honors. While in law school, Eric served as Vice President for La Raza de Loyola, volunteered as a mentor and coordinator for Loyola’s Young Lawyers program, and competed in the the 21st Annual Uvaldo Herrera Moot Court Competition. Eric was then awarded a fellowship with the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), where he worked with some of the most distinguished trial attorneys in Los Angeles.
Eric currently serves on the Executive Board of the Mexican American Bar Association and has been a board member since 2017. When Eric is not working or serving his community, he enjoys spending time with his family, going to Dodgers games, and exploring new places.