Erica Panagakos

94 Sturt Street
Adelaide, South Australia 05000
Office Phone: (08)8212 1322
Member since 2016
Membership Type: IACP


Lawyer, Solicitor, Mediator

Erica was admitted to practice in 2011, having graduated from the University of Adelaide with honours in 2010. Erica started her career in general practice at a long standing Adelaide law firm where she gained a solid grounding working on a variety of legal matters. Erica now practices predominantly in family law where she works hard to encourage sensible dispute resolution.

Having acted for a broad range of clients from individuals to large corporations, Erica is a passionate advocate and prides herself on delivering practical and cost effective legal advice.

Erica is a Collaboratively trained practitioner and is also an accredited mediator.

Erica is fluent in Italian and attributes her strong work ethic and ‘can do’ attitude to the values instilled in her by her immigrant grandparents.

Erica supports young lawyers in Adelaide through her involvement as a Chair of the Law Society of South Australia’s Young Lawyers’ Committee.

When she is not at the office or supporting the Port Adelaide Football Club, Erica enjoys cooking, fitness and spending time with her family and friends.

Area(s) of Practice: Family Law Dispute Resolution Collaborative Practice
License(s): Mediation - Nationally Accreditation Collaborative Practitioner

Professional Activities

The Law Society of South Australia The Law Society of South Australia’s Young Lawyers Committee (Committee Chair) The Law Council of Australia – Family Law Section The International Academy of Collaborative Professionals Adelaide Collaborative Practice Group The Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association Generation Next – Up and Coming Professionals Group Adelaide Young Professionals Committee

Undergraduate Education

Saint Ignatius' College, Adelaide, 2006
Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Adelaide, 2010

Postgraduate Education

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, 2011

Professional Education

Mediation - Nationally Accreditation
Collaborative Practitioner