36 Broad Street
Charleston, SC 29401

(phone) 843.375.6622

(fax) 843.375.6623


Erica van Bavel Olivier

Enrolled Agent / Closing Coordinator

Erica van Bavel Olivier joined the Law Offices of L.W. Cooper Jr. in 2009 after graduating from the College of Charleston with a degree in Business Administration and Accounting.

Erica is licensed as an Enrolled Agent with the Internal Revenue Service. Enrolled Agents are taxation experts who have unlimited practice rights before the IRS, and are authorized to advise, represent and prepare returns for any taxpayer. Erica assists clients with IRS and SCDOR audits, collection actions and investigations.

Additionally, as the firm’s real estate closing coordinator, Erica assists with individual and commercial transactions to facilitate acquisitions, mergers and dispositions of real property and commercial assets. This includes preparing transactional documents, conducting due diligence and adhering to strict contract deadlines. Strong project management skills and attention to detail have proved Erica a valuable asset to the real estate practice group.

In 2010, Erica and Lindsey Cooper formed Broad Street Bookkeeping, LLC to assist clients with their bookkeeping and tax issues. Broad Street Bookkeeping now offers small business accounting solutions to a variety of clients such as law firms, retail stores, contractors and property management companies. Erica thoroughly enjoys helping clients take control of their internal accounting so they can focus on running their businesses.