Our Team

Erik Borgen


Erik Borgen joined Mentor Law Group in 2018. Erik assists his clients with acquisition and transfer of water rights, water mitigation, water banking, shoreline management, land use issues, local, state and federal permitting requirements and compliance.  Prior to joining Mentor Law Group, Erik worked as a consultant providing strategic counsel and technical support on water rights acquisition and valuation programs for corporate, nonprofit, foundation, and government agency clients across the Western U.S.  

Selected Work Experience

  • Attorney, Mentor Law Group, PLLC, Seattle, Washington (2018-present)
  • Northwest Regional Director, WestWater Research, Edmonds, WA (2016-2018)
  • Senior Associate, Ecosystem Economics, Edmonds, WA (2009-2016)

Professional Activities

  • Member, Washington State Bar Association


  • J.D., Willamette University College of Law (2004)
  • MBA, Willamette University, Atkinson Graduate School of Management (2004)
  • A.B., Geography, Dartmouth College (1996)

Volunteer Activities

  • Secretary, Seattle Cascade Chapter of Trout Unlimited (2019-present)


State of Washington