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Erin Brockovich

Erin Brockovich-Ellis (born June 22, 1960) is an American legal clerk and environmental activist who, despite the lack of a formal law school education, or any legal education, was instrumental in constructing a case against the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) of California in 1993. Since the release of the film that shares her story and name, she has hosted Challenge America with Erin Brockovich on ABC and Final Justice on Zone Reality. She is the president of Brockovich Research & Consulting, a consulting firm. She is currently working as a consultant for Girardi & Keese, the New York law firm Weitz & Luxenberg, which has a focus on personal injury claims for asbestos exposure, and Shine Lawyers in Australia. She was born Erin Pattee in Lawrence, Kansas, to Frank Pattee, an industrial engineer and Betty Jo O'Neal-Pattee, a journalist. She attended Lawrence High School then Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, and graduated with an Associate in Applied Arts Degree from Wades Business College in Dallas, Texas. She worked as a management trainee for Kmart in 1981 but quit after a few months and entered a beauty pageant. After winning Miss Pacific Coast in 1981, she

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Erin Brockovich -- Free & Clear After Drunk BOATING Arrest

Erin Brockovich
Free & Clear After Drunk BOATING Arrest

THAR SHE BLOWS!!! Erin Brockovich is officially in the clear after her BUI arrest this summer -- that's BOATING under the influence -- because she's finally paid up with the court.TMZ broke the… READ MORE >

Erin Brockovich Boat Arrest -- Cop Says She Slapped Her Husband ... Threw Cell Phone Into Lake

Erin Brockovich Boat Arrest
Cop Says She Slapped Her Husband ... Threw Cell Phone Into Lake

Erin Brockovich has officially been charged with drunk driving a boat last week -- after police say she threw a cell phone into the water, slapped her husband, and openly admitted she was a… READ MORE >

- 461 days ago
Erin Brockovich -- The  Mug Shot ... And It's ROUGH [PHOTO]

Erin Brockovich
The Mug Shot [PHOTO]

Erin Brockovich's new mug shot is pretty rough and pretty shocking ... but that's what you get when you operate a boat wasted ... allegedly.TMZ broke the story  ... Brockovich was popped over… READ MORE >

- 462 days ago
Erin Brockovich Arrested for Drunk Driving ... a Boat

Erin Brockovich
Arrested for Drunk Driving ... a Boat!!!

Brockovich just released the following statement:“I apologize for my actions Friday evening. After a day in the sun and with nothing to eat it appears that a couple of drinks had a greater… READ MORE >

- 463 days ago
Erin Brockovich -- Husband Files for Divorce

Erin Brockovich
Husband Files for Divorce

Erin Brockovich's husband has filed for divorce, TMZ has learned.Eric Ellis just filed the docs in L.A. County Superior Court, citing "irreconcilable differences." The couple was married in 1999.… READ MORE >

- 689 days ago
Erin Brockovich -- 2,600 New Problems with California

Erin Brockovich
2,600 New Problems with CA

The real Erin Brockovich (aka not Julia Roberts) may have a tough time lawyering her way out of this one -- according to the State of California, the famed corporation-destroyer owes $2,600 in… READ MORE >

- 1478 days ago

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