Erin McNeil was born and raised in Bloomington, Indiana to a family of attorneys. She attended Indiana University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience with a concentration in pharmacokinetics. After graduating, Ms. McNeil worked as a clinical research associate focusing on neurodegenerative and autoimmune diseases and treatments. Ms. McNeil matriculated to Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2019, where she was an associate editor for Law Review and authored a Note exploring the ways in which mass incarceration has profoundly impacted public health. During her law school tenure, Ms. McNeil served as a legal intern for the Indiana ACLU. She also served as a certified legal intern for the Marion County Public Defender Agency, where she represented over 150 clients throughout various stages of the criminal process. Ms. McNeil was hired as a full-time associate for Voyles Vaiana Lukemeyer Baldwin & Webb upon successful completion of the Universal Bar Examination.
Ms. McNeil’s primary practice is in criminal defense. She provides legal counseling throughout all stages of criminal prosecution, including appellate advocacy and expungement services. Ms. McNeil is dedicated to supporting her clients, understanding their needs, and providing passionate and zealous representation. Her scientific education and literacy make her unique amongst criminal law attorneys, allowing her to better understand how science and the law interact. Ms. McNeil is especially skillful at distilling complex scientific topics to more understandable terms. This expertise, combined with a thorough understanding of the law, makes Ms. McNeil a formidable legal advocate.
In her spare time, Ms. McNeil enjoys a passion for travel, continuing education, and community activism. She regularly participates in the volunteer organization Food Not Bombs, which is a mutual aid service devoted to providing food, supplies, and compassion to the Indianapolis Community.