Memberships and Affiliations:
Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
Anoka County Bar Association
VLN (Volunteer Lawyers Network)
Anoka County Judicare, Panel Attorney by Appointment
Eric Richard has been licensed to practice law in Minnesota since 2000 and specializes in family law and
immigration law. Eric received his bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Iowa and his Juris
Doctorate With Distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law.
While he was at the University of Iowa College of Law Eric was a leader in his law school class.
He established programs for law students to volunteer outside of the classroom as advocates for immigrants
in Texas, and research support for a capital punishment program in South Carolina. For his leadership he
was honored with the Erich D. Mathias Award for International Social Justice and the Phillip G. Hubbard
Human Rights Award.
After he became a licensed attorney in Minnesota Eric gained extensive experience in family law matters
working for a legal aid in southern Minnesota where he advocated successfully for his clients in dissolution,
child custody, order for protection, and child support cases.
Eric also has extensive experience working for immigrants. Eric's clients have come from many countries
and continents including Africa, Central and South America, and Asia. Eric has worked or studied abroad in
London, England, Nicaragua, Panama, and Guatemala.
Eric Richard has strong track record of providing ethical, compassionate, and committed representation to his
clients. He gives each case his full attention and dedication. Eric Richard will protect your interests and help
you attain your goals for yourself and your family.