Ben Erickson

Contact

Legal Assistant

Education

  • College: Northern Illinois University
    2012
  • Law School: Drake University Law School
    2015

Admissions

  • States: Iowa
  • Federal Courts: Northern District of Iowa, Southern District of Iowa
Erickson Secures Defense Verdict and Counterclaim Judgment in Bailment Claim

On June 28, 2021, Ben Erickson obtained a defense verdict and counterclaim judgment on behalf of a local business. The case stems from Plaintiff’s claim that Erickson’s client wrongfully towed and disposed of over fifteen vehicles in violation of Iowa law. Plaintiff plead multiple legal theories, including negligent bailment, unjust enrichment, and consumer fraud pursuant […]

Ben Erickson is a trial attorney in the firm’s litigation division.

Before joining Grefe & Sidney, Ben maintained a diverse legal practice in Black Hawk County, Iowa. His experience includes workers’ compensation, commercial litigation, personal injury, and family law.

During Law school, Ben clerked for both Judge Robert Hanson in the Fifth Judicial District of Iowa and the Iowa Division of Workers’ Compensation. He also practiced as a student attorney in the elder law division of the Drake Legal Clinic, representing elderly citizens in a variety of legal matters. In addition, Ben served on the Drake Journal of Agricultural Law Executive Board.

Ben is a member of the Iowa Bar Association.