Ralph R. Erickson

Personal

Birthday: 
1959
Birthplace: 
Thief River Falls, MN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, West Fargo, North Dakota, 1984-1994
Magistrate judge, Cass County [North Dakota] Court, 1993-1994
Judge, Traill, Steele, Nelson, and Griggs Counties [North Dakota] Court, 1994
Judge, North Dakota District Court, East Central Judicial District, 1995-2003

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota, September 12, 2002; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Jamestown College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1980
Name of School - Second: 

University of North Dakota Law School

The UND School of Law offers a strong and diversified curriculum that will properly prepare students to take the bar exam, provide first-class legal services, and think effectively and efficiently as legal professionals. Its smaller enrollment and excellent student/faculty staff ratio creates a collaborative and collegial learning environment.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1984

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of North Dakota
Court Name: 

North Dakota District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/14/2003
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