PeopleRichard G. Erickson
Richard G. Erickson

Richard G. Erickson

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PeopleRichard G. Erickson

  • University of the Pacific (J.D., Certificate in Governmental Affairs, 1998)
  • University of Arizona (B.S., Politics, 1990)
  • U.S. Joint Forces Staff College, Joint & Combined Warfighting School (2016)
  • U.S. Naval War College (Strategy and War, 2012; National Security Decision Making, 2008)
  • U.S. Marine Corps Command & Staff College (2005)
  • U.S. Naval Justice School (Military & Operational Law, 2002)

  • Arizona Court of Military Appeals
    • Military Judge (appointed by Governor of Arizona 2011-2017)
  • American Bar Association
    • Fellow, American Bar Foundation (2016-present)
  • State Bar of Arizona
    • Executive Council, Construction Law Section (2006-present); Chair-Elect (2013-2014)
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
    • Construction Law Section (2004-present)
  • Associated General Contractors of America
    • Arizona Chapter Affiliate Affairs Committee (2008-present)
  • Arizona Builders’ Alliance (2004-present)
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (1998-present)
  • Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations

  • "Terminating a Construction Contract: Legal Issues and Considerations," Presenter, Lorman Education Services (2019)
  • "Richard G. Erickson: Born to Serve," Profiled, Attorney at Law Magazine 2018 Veterans In Law Special Issue (November 2018)
  • "Cybersecurity in Construction," Presenter, London Build (2018)
  • "Voir Dire and Jury Selection," Presenter, National Business Institute (2018)
  • "Real Estate Development and Construction Law," Presenter, National Business Institute (2017)
  • "Inside the Minds: Protecting the Homeland," Author, Aspatore Books (2016)
  • "Synchronizing Joint Ventures and Project Delivery," Presenter, Lorman Education Services (2016)
  • "Another Opinion on Economic Loss Doctrine—Where Do We Go from Here?" Panelist, Arizona State Bar (2016)
  • "Avoiding and Managing Construction Defect Litigation," Presenter, USI Insurance Services (2016)
  • Joint Venture Agreements in Construction,” Presenter, Lorman Education Services (2015)
  • “When Do Contract Terms Flow-Down to Subcontractors,” Presenter, Arizona State Bar (2015)
  • "Is OSHA Exoneration and Workers Compensation Immunity Enough to Protect you from Tort Liability and Indemnity Claims?" Presenter, Associated General Contractors of America, 96th Annual Convention, San Juan, PR (2015)
  • "Embracing the Future of Construction," Panel Chair, Arizona State Bar Convention President’s Award (2014)
  • "Understanding Ethics in Government Contracts," Presenter, Associated General Contractors of America, AZ Chapter (2014)
  • "P3 101-Is Your Local Legal Team Ready to Help on a P3 Project?," Co-Author, JDSupra (March 26, 2014)
  • "Keeping up with Trends in Construction Contracts," Presenter, Lovitt & Touche (2013)
  • "Lien Law & Prompt Payment Statutes," Presenter, First Solar (2013)
  • "Identifying & Resolving Ethical Issues in Construction," Presenter, American Institute of Architects (2012)
  • "Technological Advances & Social Media in Construction," Faculty Panel, Arizona State Bar Convention (2012)
  • "Construction & Social Media - Do You Have a Plan?" Presenter, Associated General Contractors of America, Honolulu, HI (2012)
  • "Construction Site Data Disclaimers: Who Really Carries the Risk?" Presenter, Lorman Education Services (2011)
  • "E-Discovery Rules in Construction Litigation," Presenter, Associated General Contractors of America, Las Vegas, NV (2011)
  • "Legal Strategies for Construction Project Records Retention," Panel Moderator, Strafford Publications (2011)
  • "Maximizing Your Investment in Experts for Construction Litigation," Presenter, Computer Guidance Corporation (2010)
  • "Military Operational Law & Counterinsurgency," Presenter, Arizona State University College of Law (2010)
  • "Understanding Arbitration Agreements in AIA & ConsensusDOCS Contracts," Presenter, Associated General Contractors of America, Orlando, FL (2010)
  • "The Service Members Civil Relief Act: What Judges Should Know," Presenter, Arizona Judicial Conference (2009)
  • "Beating the Odds: Mastering The Law of War During The Surge in Anbar Province," Author, U.S. Naval War College (2009)
  • "Managing Electronic Discovery in Construction Litigation," Presenter, Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego, CA (2009)

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Construction Law (2015-2019)
  • LTG Paul G. Cerjan Distinguished Writing Award, U.S. Joint Forces Staff College ("Cyberwarfare – Making the Case for Deadly Force," 2016)

  • Congressional Advisory Committee for Nomination to U.S. Military Academies
    • U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (2013-2018)
    • U.S. Senator Jon Kyl (1998-2012)
    • U.S. Congressman Trent Franks (2003-2017)
    • U.S. Congressman John Shadegg (1996-2010)
  • Arizona Corporate Council on Veterans Careers (2016-present)
  • U.S. Vets, Advisory Council (2014-present)
  • Christ Lutheran School Board of Directors, Phoenix, Arizona (2010-2016)
  • 97th Arizona Town Hall, Participant (2010)

  • Colonel, United States Marine Corps Reserve
    • Marine Corps Liaison Chief, MARFORNORTH, FEMA Region IX (2017-present)
    • G-3 Operations Staff, I Marine Expeditionary Force (2017)
    • Command Staff Judge Advocate, Force Headquarters Group (2013-2017)
    • Staff Judge Advocate, Marine Corps Installations-West (2010-2012)
    • Operational Law of War Advisor, The Pentagon (2008)
    • Staff Judge Advocate, Detainee Operations Task Force, Iraq (2006-2007)
    • Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, NORAD-U.S. Northern Command (2003)
    • Company Executive Officer, 6th Engineer Support Battalion (2000)
    • Infantry Platoon Commander, Mogadishu, Somalia (1994)

  • Arizona

  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States Navy, Courts Martial
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • Arizona Court of Military Appeals