Eric Vickers is an Associate at Sprouse Shrader Smith whose practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on litigation in federal courts. Since 2016, Eric has also conducted mediations of both commercial and family conflicts. He is a firm believer in resolving conflicts through mediation.
Eric grew up in Abilene, Texas and received his undergraduate degree from Abilene Christian University in 2004. After a sixteen year career in law enforcement, Eric retired to pursue his dream of becoming a lawyer. He attended Baylor Law School and graduated cum laude in 2020.
During his time at Baylor, Eric interned for the Honorable Alan Albright in the Western District of Texas. Eric will take a short break from his practice to serve as clerk to the Honorable Matthew Kacsmaryk in the Northern District of Texas in 2021.
- Presented case studies at the Children’s Justice Conference in Seattle, WA 2015; Crimes Against Children’s Conference, 2014
- Lectured on the impact of the Millennial Generation entering the workplace at the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Conference, 2009.
- Baylor Barrister’s Society 2018-2020
- Baylor Federalist Society 2018-2020
- Moot Court and Mock Trial Competition Teams 2018-2020
- Texas State Courts, 2020
- Northern District of Texas, 2020
- Southern District of Texas, 2020
- Eastern District of Texas, 2020
- Western District of Texas, 2020
- Baylor Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2020
- Abilene Christina University, B.A., 2004
- Top Student – Advanced School of the Trial, St. Andrews Scotland – 2019
- Finalist – Naman Howell Smith & Lee Client Counseling Competition – 2019
- Semi-Finalist – Naman Howell Smith & Lee Moot Court Competition – 2018
- Dean’s List – 2017-2020