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   Learn more about my practice and California family law rules, procedure and strategy by viewing some of my television appearances on "Financial Insider Weekly". Past episodes may be found on YouTube.  "Search Financial Insider Weekly, Mark A. Erickson". Shows include the following interviews : Divorce, California Style, Basics 2013;  Divorce, California Style, Spousal Support 2011, parts one, two and three;and' Divorce, California Style, Child Custody, parts one and two.

    My practice includes complex divorces involving business assets, income disputes involving child and spousal support, employment benefits and contested child custody issues. We accept post judgment modification motions and set aside motions. We have 5 attorneys and have the resources and experience to handle complicated trials and motions.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 55%
    36 years, 1.05 thousand cases
  2. Child Custody: 20%
  3. Family: 20%
  4. Domestic Violence: 5%



Hourly ($295-450/hour), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Paul Robert Tom

    I endorse Mark Erickson without reservation. Mark is a very competent and capable advocate, especially in the courtroom. Whenever I have a question about divorce, property settlement or community property law, I call Mark. His advice has always been accurate and helpful. For divorce in California, there is no better lawyer than Mark Erickson!


    Paul Tom Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Mark. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Mark A Erickson

2155 South Bascom Avenue
Suite 100
Campbell, CA, 95008


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Top Attorneys in Northern CaliforniaSan Francisco Magazine2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
Family Law Attorney of the YearConsumer Business Review2010
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2010
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2009
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2008
Certified Family Law Specialist, 1987 to presentState Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization1987
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
expert witness and consultantLaw Offices Of Mark A. Erickson1990 - Present
ownerLaw Offices of Mark A. Erickson1984 - Present
Teaching assistant, Legal Research and WritingSanta Clara Law School1980 - 1981
litigation attorneyDavid R. FInch1979 - 1984
Assistant bank examinerFederal Deposit Insurance Corporation1975 - 1975
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Certified Family Law Specialistsmember1991 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1979 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Santa Clara County Domestic Violence CouncilSanta Clara County Bar Association representative1992 - 1993
Family Law Section Chair, SCCBAChair1990 - 1990
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Indiana UniversityBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Expert Witnesses in Family LawUse of expert witnesses2008
CEBFamily Law Practice1996
The Use and Abuse of Family Court ServicesChild Custody Litigation1989