Erika L. Green is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. A product of the East Baton Rouge Public School System and graduate of Belaire High School. She later received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Juvenile Justice from Prairie View A & M University in Texas. At graduation, she received the highest student honor, Student Humanitarian. She returned to her hometown and attended Southern University Law Center where she received her Juris Doctorate.
She has been the Managing Attorney at her Baton Rouge firm, The Law Office of Erika Green,LLC. She also is an adoption provider for the Department of Children and Family Services. Her community impact extends to board memberships of the Gloryland Educational Resource Center, Inc., YWCA, and Capital Area Transit System. She is also an active member of the Baton Rouge Delta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Forum 35, NOBLE, Baton Rouge Immigrants’ Rights Coalition, Top Ladies of Distinction Nonpareil Chapter, and Louis A. Martinet Society. She is also a member of Gloryland Baptist Church. She is the founder of the IWE Festival, an urban book and cultural festival and Imagination Leads, a local nonprofit.
In January 2016, she was appointed to the East Baton Rouge Metro Council as District 5 Councilwoman and elected in December 2016.
Admitted to Practice in the Middle and Eastern District of Louisiana.