2019 May Mag.

 

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Erika N. Salter is founder and managing partner of The Law Offices of Erika N. Salter, P.C., one of Dallas’s most highly sought and regarded immigration and criminal law firms. Erika is revered as one of the most knowledgeable and reliable immigration attorneys in Texas. Serendipitously, she learned her outstanding business acumen from her grandfather, Freddie Lee, who broke racial, educational and social barriers to become one of Tampa’s most successful construction business owners. Like Freddie Lee, Erika has positioned herself as an outstanding African American immigration attorney with the fastest growing, multi-million-dollar business serving thousands of immigrant families throughout Texas. With a success rate of more than 90% positive resolutions, her Dallas and Ft. Worth firms are honored to provide exceptional services in the most complicated areas of criminal, immigration and naturalization law. She is especially renowned in the areas of obtaining lawful status, deportation, citizenship, political asylum, green card applications and general immigration issues.


Erika, realizing the need to give as much as she receives, serves in many organizations. In addition to her legal services, she has an unfailing resolve to mentor young students. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, The Girl Friends, Incorporated, The National Smart Set, Incorporated ,The Ft Worth/Dallas Metroplex Chapter of Chums, Incorporated, The Moles, Incorporated and The Links Incorporated, where she served as the youngest member of the Executive Council and Foundation Board, as Fund Development Chair. In this capacity, Erika helped to raise over $3 million. As a testament to her continuous desire of excellence and drive for success, she is a proud graduate of The Links, Incorporated 2016 Scott Hawkins Leadership Institute.


In addition to participating in her many community service organizations, Erika is one of 238 businesses and non-profit organizations that has consistently supported the Dallas Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program. She has deligently supported one of the educational organizations within the Dallas School District and provided scholarships to students participating in the educational program entitled, “Educational Is Freedom”. Each year an intern from this program is given an opportunity to work at the law office and, once the intern completes the program and enters college, Attorney Salter provides financial assistance to students that have worked for the law firm.
Most recently, she was recognized by numerous non-profits as “Top Donor”, an award of distinction given to philanthropic individuals. She actively mentors many of the new and upcoming attorneys and is extremely proud of the cadre of young lawyers under her tutelage. When they succeed, she emphatically celebrates their successes and accomplishments. Erika does this in remembrance of her grandparents and parents, who helped develop her philanthropic, socially conscious mindset.


Erika N. Salter is a native of Tampa, Florida. She has a BA in English Education from Tuskegee University and a Juris Doctorate from Thurgood Marshall School of Law. She is a member of State of Texas Supreme Court, United States District Court, Northern District, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), State Bar of Texas Immigration Law Section, Tarrant County Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

29 Responses

Tiffany Pace-Whitaker

Tiffany Pace-Whitaker

July 27, 2019

My girl is a quiet storm. She’s a hard worker and always gives back

Kimberly Wilson Williams

Kimberly Wilson Williams

July 25, 2019

Congratulations cousin Erika I know that you will be great at doing your best. Sending love and prayers with many blessings. Kim

Sheila Y Williams

Sheila Y Williams

May 26, 2019

What an awesome accomplished Soror! She’s beautiful and taking care of business! Love the article!

Larry Dale Johnson

Larry Dale Johnson

May 23, 2019

Outstanding attorney Salters this is from Larry and Valerie Johnson Tampa Florida. God is good this only proves that hard work really pays off God bless you and we love you.

Shirley Elder Cooper

Shirley Elder Cooper

May 07, 2019

Congratulations , Attorney Erica Salter , fellow alumna of Tuskegee University. I am a 1970 graduate of Tuskegee. We are so proud of your accomplishments and all that you do for others. Keep up the good work and continue to lead with humility, love, passion, and kindness.

Jamilya Mayo

Jamilya Mayo

May 03, 2019

Congratulations Erika! You’re doing some great work in Texas. I know your mom is so proud of you! Keep up the good work! Your old friend- Jamilya McRae

Janice

Janice

May 03, 2019

Congratulations Erika! Such an inspiring article. Job well done!!

Margaret C. Winn

Margaret C. Winn

May 02, 2019

Congratulations, Erika! Continued blessings!

Marneese Mitchell

Marneese Mitchell

May 02, 2019

Congrats to you, your grandparents would b so proud of you. Continue on serving all mankind. Much love

adorian goodwill

adorian goodwill

May 02, 2019

I am so Happy for you LS . You are doing amazing things …Keep up the work and your are beautiful as always..

Wanda Nimer

Wanda Nimer

May 02, 2019

Congratulations Boss! You’re an awesome visionary with impeccable business acumen. Only God’s Best for The Best-continue doing His work.

Marilyn Washington

Marilyn Washington

May 02, 2019

Congratulations Erika. You are doing great things. God’s blessings <3

Barbara M.Robb

Barbara M.Robb

May 01, 2019

Congratulations!!!!!! Thanks for this outstanding feature on Erika Salter, a beautiful soul inside and
out. Erika ,you are such a giving, kind, and loving person. I luv you, appreciate you,and thank God for you.

Shatona Griffin

Shatona Griffin

May 01, 2019

Awesome!!! Love stories like this… Erika you ROCK!

Tangela D. DuPree

Tangela D. DuPree

May 01, 2019

Congratulations to a beautiful legal mind!!!

Etta D. Gray

Etta D. Gray

May 01, 2019

Erika, you have favor with God because of your bold willingness to give back and pull others up with you. From the first time I met you 15 years ago when nobody knew about you, I knew you would be a storm to be reckoned with. May God continue to bless you and your business and may you always look up to Him for guidance.

Alice Strong Simmons

Alice Strong Simmons

May 01, 2019

My sister and lil’niece, you are blessed and highly favored because of all of the blessings you bestow on so many from various walks of life. You have a heart for giving and this I know our Lord and Savior desires of all of us. Congratulations for all you have achieved to date but I know you have just scratched the surface. God’s continued blessings and favor always.

Beverly Robinson

Beverly Robinson

May 01, 2019

Erika I would like to say congratulations 🍾🎊🎈🎉 You are doing wonderful things for all little girls to look up to. You’re a wonderful person I am so proud of you accomplishment and happy Inam able to call you my cousin

Wanda Nimer

Wanda Nimer

May 01, 2019

Congratulations Boss! You’re an awesome visionary with impeccable business acumen. Only God’s Best for The Bedt!!

Julie Timms

Julie Timms

May 01, 2019

Congratulations!

Susan Johnson

Susan Johnson

May 01, 2019

Congratulations!!! Now others will know what a kind and generous person you are. Thanks for all that you do…..you Rock!!

Tony & Fontaine Marion

Tony & Fontaine Marion

May 01, 2019

Amazing!!! Such a wonderful young lady!! Soror Erika worked and played hard because she knew “God” had higher sights and things for her!!! We watched her grow on the vine with open hands and a loving and giving soul!! Your family, friends and Sorors are very proud of you!! Keep doing great things!!!

Monica McKendrick

Monica McKendrick

May 01, 2019

Outstanding work has been done by Erika Salter and I know that she will continue to give to and work for the people. Great feature and Congratulations Erika!! Very proud of you!!

Glenda Masingale Manson

Glenda Masingale Manson

May 01, 2019

Erica, you were always a joy to work with re fundraising. You made giving money a joy – still not quite sure how that happened!

Zachery S.Hudson

Zachery S.Hudson

May 01, 2019

Wonderful article about Erika N. Salter,Esq.She has accomplished so much and helped so many who are less fortunate.I am a proud family member that has witnessed her works that has focused on educational,economic development and political awareness. Thanks for highlighting one of our educated,talented,young gifted and Black females that’s giving back to our communities.

Valerie Weaver

Valerie Weaver

May 01, 2019

Erika, congratulations on all of your outstanding accomplishments! Bravo to you.

Jacqueline Smith Wilds

Jacqueline Smith Wilds

May 01, 2019

So awesome to read the stats of Atty. Salter…I watched her develop from her youth into such a beautifully talented, giving, and involved young woman who makes us proud.

Belinda Cotton

Belinda Cotton

May 01, 2019

Outstanding! While I know this beautiful soul personally I was not aware of the depth of her philanthropic endeavors because she is such a humble person and gives from her heart. Please continue to feature positive people who really make a difference in the communities in which they work and live.
Congratulations Erika on a job well done! Your Grandparents couldn’t be more proud 😊

Rhonda D Harris

Rhonda D Harris

May 01, 2019

Thank you for featuring this outstanding and beautiful young woman on your May cover. Congratulations on what she has accomplished in her short lifetime! Keep thriving and striving Soror Erika N. Salter, Esq.

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