PeopleRichard G. Erickson

Richard G. Erickson

PeopleRichard G. Erickson

  • University of the Pacific (J.D., Certificate in Governmental Affairs, 1998)
  • University of Arizona (B.S., Political Science, 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)

  • 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)
  • 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

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Construction Law (2015-2020)
  • LTG Paul G. Cerjan Distinguished Writing Award, U.S. Joint Forces Staff College ("Cyberwarfare – Making the Case for Deadly Force," 2016)

  • 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
    • 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