Erickson, Ralph R.
- Born 1959 in Thief River Falls, MN
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 7, 2003, to a seat vacated by Rodney S. Webb. Confirmed by the Senate on March 12, 2003, and received commission on March 14, 2003. Served as chief judge, 2009-2016.
Jamestown College, B.A., 1980
University of North Dakota School of Law, J.D., 1984
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