Erin H. Walz

ewalz [at]
Assistant Name: 
Robin Bloomfield
rbloomfield [at]

Erin H. Walz joined the Thrun Law Firm in 2021 having practiced as an education and litigation attorney for 25 years in Michigan, Illinois and Arizona. Erin graduated from the Detroit College of Law in 1996, a member of the final class to come out of the College before it became a part of Michigan State University (n/k/a MSU College of Law). She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. 

Erin advises schools in matters of board governance, student rights and discipline, special education, civil rights and employment. She represents school districts in contested matters in state and federal courts and agencies. 

Erin is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. She is licensed in Michigan state and federal courts, as well as those in Arizona and Illinois.  She was an arbitrator for and vice-chair of the Arizona Bar Fee Arbitration program for many years.  She is a member of the National and Michigan Councils of School Attorneys. She volunteers her time to local community non-profits.  

Erin lives in the Lansing area with her children and dogs.