Mark A. Erickson

Top rated Family Law attorney in San Jose, California

Erickson Family Law, LLP
Mark A. Erickson
Erickson Family Law, LLP

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in California since: 1979

Education: Santa Clara University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2024

Erickson Family Law, LLP

1245 S Winchester Blvd
Suite 102
San Jose, CA 95128 Visit website


With nearly 45 years of experience, Mark A. Erickson is a knowledgeable and compassionate family law attorney, with an aim to help his clients move on to better opportunities in their lives and leave the emotional turmoil of their legal woes firmly in the past. He is a partner at Erickson Family Law LLP in San Jose, California, and serves residents across Santa Clara County. He is well-adept at handling family law issues such as divorce and high asset divorce, child custody and support, domestic violence and neglect, property division, premarital agreements and alimony.

A consummate professional through and through, Mr. Erickson always strives to provide his clients with top-quality advocacy, support and comfort, and the confidence that their legal problems will be handled with care and expeditiously. He has garnered the adulation of his peers and many prestigious legal organizations, including being rated AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell and holding a perfect “10” rating on Avvo, along with being the recipient of their Client’s Choice Award. Moreover, San Francisco magazine acknowledged him as one of the Top Attorneys in Northern California.

Mr. Erickson completed his undergraduate studies in 1976, graduating with his Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University. Later, he enrolled at the Santa Clara University School of Law, where his academic prowess and legal acumen became clearly evident. He received his Juris Doctor in 1979, as well as his license to practice in California. To further strengthen his legal foundation, he became a certified specialist in family law through The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

Within his legal community, Mr. Erickson holds a reputation as a pillar of high ethics and commendable leadership, promoting new and creative ideas to come into the fray of the family law legal field on behalf of his clients. He is a member of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, The State Bar of California and the American Bar Association. Within the Santa Clara County Bar Association, he served as chair of the Family Law Section and the Lawyer’s Referral Service.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Father's Rights, Juvenile Law, Paternity

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1979, California

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • California, 1979
  • Martindale-Hubbell's prestigious "AV Preeminent" peer review rating
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • Superior Court of California, Santa Clara County
  • State Bar of California, Family Law Section
  • American Bar Associations
  • California Bar
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Family Law Specialist, California Bar's Board of Legal Specialization, 1987
  • Martindale-Hubbell's prestigious "AV Preeminent" peer review rating
  • Perfect “10” rating on Avvo
Educational Background:
  • Indiana University, Bachelor of Science, 1976

Office location for Mark A. Erickson

1245 S Winchester Blvd
Suite 102
San Jose, CA 95128

Phone: 408-840-2393


17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2024

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