Erena was admitted to the Arizona State Bar in 2014 after being admitted to the New York State Bar in 2002. In addition to her legal work, Erena believes in giving back to the community – she is involved in several community projects. She has been recognized for her pro bono work, both during law school,and as an attorney-practitioner. She has also served on the Arizona State Bar's Legal Services Committee, helping to provide legal services to low-income families and individuals, and currently serves on Arizona State Bar's Peer Support Network, where she helps other attorneys going through personal crisis.
She has been recognized for her excellent legal advocacy and has been selected for inclusion in Arizona's list of Super Lawyers, Lawyers of Distinction for 2018-2019, Top 100 lawyers by the National Advocates, Ten Best by the American Institute of Legal Counsel, Top 100 Lawyers by the National Advocates, and has a top client rating with Martindale-Hubbell.
She has done interviews for FOX News, KTAR, and the John Adams Radio Show.
She has a Juris doctorate from New York Law School in New York, a Master's degree in comparative law from Moscow State University, in Moscow, Russia, and a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, which she completed in approximately 2 years.
She has lived in six different countries, and speaks English, French and Russian.