Jon R. Erickson

Top rated real estate attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

Schulten Ward Turner & Weiss, LLP
Jon R. Erickson
Schulten Ward Turner & Weiss, LLP

Practice Areas: Real estate, Nonprofit organizations

Licensed in Georgia since: 1984

Education: Wake Forest University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023

Schulten Ward Turner & Weiss, LLP

260 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 2700
Atlanta, GA 30303 Visit website


Jon R. Erickson is an attorney and partner in the real estate group at Schulten Ward Turner & Weiss, LLP, in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Erickson devotes his practice to banking, commercial lending, commercial real estate and secured transactions. He works with a variety of clients, including non-profit organizations, in the Atlanta metropolitan area and throughout Georgia.

After graduating with honors from Davidson College, Mr. Erickson earned his law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law. While in law school, he co-authored an article that appeared in the Wake Forest Law Review. He has been admitted to practice law in Georgia since 1984 and has several decades of legal experience, including previously serving as a shareholder at an international law firm.

In his commercial lending and real estate practices, Mr. Erickson has experience with deficiency actions, foreclosures, governmental regulations, property tax, restructuring agreements, zoning and more. He is also an approved title attorney for several title companies. In his representation of non-profit organizations, he aids and advises on public-private partnerships and other issues.

Mr. Erickson is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association, Cobb Chamber of Commerce, the State Bar of Georgia and the international legal honor society Phi Delta Phi. He was listed among the “legal elite” by Georgia Trend magazine in 2013 and 2014.

Mr. Erickson has held numerous community and leadership roles, including serving as president of the Marietta Civitan Club and on the faculty of the National Center for Paralegal Studies. He is an active member of the Honorary Commanders Alumni Association.

Practice areas

Real estate: business, Nonprofit organizations
  • 80% Real estate: business
  • 20% Nonprofit organizations

First Admitted: 1984, Georgia

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Member, Honorary Commander's Alumni Association
  • Past President, Marietta Civitan Club, 1998-99
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Cobb County Chamber of Commerce
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia, 1984
  • Georgia Super Lawyer, 2014-2017
  • Georgia Legal Elite, 2013-2014
Educational Background:
  • Edinburgh University, 1980
  • Davidson College, B.A., with honors, 1979
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Co-Author, Liability of Commercial Vendors, Employers and Social Hosts for Torts of the Intoxicated, 19 Wake Forest Law Review, 1013, 1983
  • Author, New Buildings and Bonds: Can It Work for You?, Trusteeship Magazine, 2003
  • Author, New Buildings and Bonds: Can It Work for You?, Trusteeship Magazine, 2003
  • Former Faculty Member, National Center for Paralegal Training
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Law Review, 1982-1984

Office location for Jon R. Erickson

260 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 2700
Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: 404-418-4110


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023

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