PeopleRichard G. Erickson
Richard G. Erickson

Richard G. Erickson

PeopleRichard G. Erickson

  • Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Executive Education (Negotiation Strategies & Strategic Leadership)
  • University of the Pacific (J.D., Certificate in Governmental Affairs)
  • University of Arizona (B.S., Political Science)
  • U.S. Joint Forces Staff College, Joint & Combined Warfighting School 
  • U.S. Naval War College (Strategy and War; National Security Decision Making)
  • U.S. Marine Corps Command & Staff College
  • U.S. Naval Justice School (Military & Operational Law)

  • Construction Lawyers Society of America 
    • Fellow (2022-Present) 
  • International Bar Association
    • Delegate, 23rd Annual Arbitration Day, Istanbul, Turkey (2020)
  • Arizona Court of Military Appeals
    • Military Judge (appointed by Governor of Arizona 2011-2017)
  • American Bar Foundation
    • Fellow (2016-present)
  • State Bar of Arizona
    • Executive Council, Construction Law Section (2006-present); Chair-Elect (2013-2014)
  • 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

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Construction Law (2015-2024)
  • LTG Paul G. Cerjan Distinguished Writing Award, U.S. Joint Forces Staff College ("Cyberwarfare – Making the Case for Deadly Force," 2016)

  • Phoenix Police Foundation, Board of Directors (2023-present) 
  • Arizona Chamber of Commerce, Veterans Affairs Task Force (2020)
  • Arizona Advisory Committee, U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (2019-present)
  • 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 Veteran 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 (Retired)
    • Marine Corps Liaison Chief, MARFORNORTH, FEMA Region IX (2017-2021)
    • 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)
    • Weapons Platoon Commander, Mogadishu, Somalia (1994)
    • Rifle Platoon Commander, 1st Marine Division (1992-1993)

  • Arizona

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