Location: Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
(610) 685-8000 Berks County
(717) 202-8830 Lancaster County
(717) 272-7585 Lebanon County
Eric Gibson was raised in Ellicott City, Maryland. He attended Mount Saint Joseph High School (’98) where he played baseball and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in both Sociology and Business Management from Gettysburg College (’02) where he was Presidential Scholar. After graduating from college he interned with the Empowerment Project, a Non-Profit Documentary Film Production Company, in North Carolina and worked from the North Carolina Public Interest Research Group. For Law School, Eric attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Law (’07) where he was a Dean’s Scholar. This is also where he met his wife, BGKS partner, Anne Gibson. Anne and Eric moved to Anne’s hometown of Lancaster, Pennsylvania where the couple married and are currently living and raising their daughter and son.
Eric began his legal career as a Public Defender in Berks County representing individuals who could not otherwise afford an attorney. Throughout his life, Eric has always had a commitment to public service and continues that commitment through his pro bono work. As both an appellate and trial attorney with the Public Defender’s office Eric has years of invaluable courtroom and writing experience. Now practicing with Bentley, Gibson, Kopecki, Smith, P.C., Eric draws upon his extensive background and experience, to practice criminal and family law with a unique personalized approach to client representation.
Eric believes that the key element of quality legal representation is maintaining a thorough understanding of each client’s needs and goals. Whether working with a mother or father in seeking custody of their children, a husband or wife in a divorce, or an individual who has been charged with a crime, Eric is a reliable counselor offering practical and clear solutions towards the resolution of complex issues.
Please feel free to contact Eric directly at [email protected] or at the main office at 610-685-8000
- University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- J.D. – 2007
- Gettysburg College
- B.A. – 2002
- Major: Business Management & Sociology
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Lancaster Bar Association
- Berks County Bar Association
Past Employment Positions
- Berks County Public Defenders Office, Asst. Public Defender, 2007 – 2012