Eric M. Selig

  • Associate

    Location: Saint Louis, Missouri

    Phone:  314-609-3542

    Fax:  314-862-8050

    Email:  eselig@rsflawfirm.com

Eric graduated with a Bachelor of Art's degree in History from Emory University in 1989. He received his JD degree from Washington University School of Law in 1992.

Eric was licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri in 1992 and the State of Vermont 1998. He began his legal career as a trial attorney in the St. Louis City Public Defenders Office and State of Vermont Defender Generals office where he tried over 25 felony jury trials. Eric was then selected as a member of the Missouri Civil Commitment Defense Task Force and has tried over 20 Civil Commitment Jury Trials. Following this, Eric entered private practice at Evans and Dixon where he focused on civil litigation. Eric joined our firm in 2006 and has since tried over 75 jury trials.

Eric’s main areas of practice are criminal defense and civil commitment. He has been asked to provide legal analysis to multiple groups and organizations including MSNBC. In 2004 and again in 2016, Eric was the co-recipient of the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Attorney's Atticus Finch Award for Trial Excellence.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2006

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense and Civil Commitment
  • Class Action & Civil Rights

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1992
  • Vermont, 1998

Education

  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1992
  • Emory University
    • B.A. - 1989
    • Major: History

    Representative Cases

    • Child Molester from Ballwin wins Freedom on Fourth Try

    Classes/Seminars

    • Lecturer, Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Lecturer, Missouri Bar Association
    • Lecturer, Washington University School of Law

    Honors and Awards

    • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Attorney’s Atticus Finch Outstanding Criminal Defense and Trial Excellence 2004 & 2016

    Professional Associations and Memberships

    • Missouri Civil Commitment Defense Task Force, Member
    • Criminal Chair-Bar Association of Metro St. Louis 2013, 2014

    Past Employment Positions

    • Evans & Dixon, Senior Trial Attorney
    • St. Louis City Public Defenders Office, Trial Attorney
    • State of Vermont Defender Generals office, Trial Attorney