Eric S. Hamilton
Eric received his Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School. He is licensed to practice in the State of Louisiana and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. He joined Forrest Cressy & James as an associate attorney in 2021.
Originally a resident of New York State, Eric relocated to New Orleans in 2010 with the U.S. Marine Corps. Eric decided to remain in New Orleans because of the city’s lively atmosphere. Eric is passionate about providing zealous legal representation to those who are in need.
Eric is a proud Marine Corps Veteran. He was an Infantry Squad Leader with the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment from 2003-2007, deploying twice to Iraq and throughout Southwest Asia. After being honorably discharged in 2012, Eric attended Tulane University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security Studies and Business.
Eric received his Juris Doctor from Tulane University of Law in 2019. During law school, Eric interned at the Jefferson Parish 24th Judicial District Court and Orleans Parish Civil District Court, where he assisted attorneys in preparation for various hearings and trials.
Prior to joining the firm, Eric worked at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. He was responsible for analyzing legal, medical, and occupational evidence and assuring proper application of VA laws and regulations. Eric is the adjutant and an active member of the New Orleans Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8973.
Eric is licensed to practice in the State of Louisiana and admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. He joined Forrest Cressy & James, LLC as an associate attorney in 2021.