36 Broad Street
Charleston, SC 29401

(phone) 843.375.6622

(fax) 843.375.6623


Erica van Bavel

Paralegal & Office Manager

Erica van Bavel joined the Law Offices of L.W. Cooper Jr. in 2009 and acts as the firms lead paralegal and practice manager. Originally from Yorktown, Virginia, she graduated from the College of Charleston with a degree in Business Administration and Accounting.

Strong project management skills and attention to detail have proved Erica a valuable asset to our firm in assisting clients with various types of cases. Erica is experienced with providing paralegal support in areas such as IRS and SCDOR audits, tax controversy litigation, securities and regulatory compliance filings, corporate formation and structuring, corporate transactional work and real estate closings.

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.