Education and Honors
Eric earned his J.D. from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 1978. Prior to earning his law degree, Eric attended Arizona State University and Brigham Young University and earned his undergraduate degree in Communications, with an emphasis in journalism.
Eric is a member of the State Bars of Arizona and Utah. Eric is a member of the State Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution, Construction Law, Probate and Trust, and Religious Freedom sections of the Arizona Bar. He is the past president of the Mesa Rotary Club, former chairman of the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, former board member of Mesa United Way, and has served on several other boards of charitable organizations and civic committees. Eric has been selected as a Top Rated Lawyer in Commercial Litigation by American Lawyer Media.
Eric and his wife Saurell have six children and 19 grandchildren. He enjoys theater, music, writing, sports, hiking, and travel. He has coached youth baseball, football, basketball, and soccer. Eric served a three year church mission in San Jose, California, 2008-2011.