Erick started PLATTEN LAW in his home town of Tyler and has been helping the citizens of East Texas since 2000. Erick's comprehensive trial experience has saved many individuals facing charges in both State and Federal Courts. Erick has devoted his practice to the citizens accused of violent crimes and those wrongly accused of driving while intoxicated. He is also one of the few attorney's in Texas licensed in standardized field sobriety testing and licensed as an intoxilyzer operator and maintence technician. Erick has focused his practice toward the psychology of trial interaction between attorney's and jurors. This study is focused on selecting the right jurors for his clients aimed at obtaining an advantage before the trial even begins. His comprehensive experience and jury selection and trial style of putting a home town spin on his cases has earned a boatload of Not Guilty verdicts.