Erick G. Kaardal

Contact Information

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Practice Areas

Civil Rights
Commercial Law
Corporate Law/Governance
First Amendment and Defamation
Guardianships and Conservatorships
Intellectual Property
Native American Law
Real Estate
Trust and Estates


About Erick G. Kaardal

Erick G. Kaardal was born in Redwood Falls, Minnesota and attended K-12 there. Mr. Kaardal attended Harvard College on an U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarship. He graduated from Harvard College in 1988 with magna cum laude honors in economics. At the same time, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserves.

After college, Mr. Kaardal attended the University of Chicago Law School where he met his future wife Alison Scott. He graduated from the University of Chicago Law School in 1992. After law school, Mr. Kaardal started as an associate lawyer with the law firm of Faegre & Benson in Minneapolis. In 1994, he joined a Minnetonka, Minnesota law firm of Trimble & Associates, Ltd. In 2000, he joined William F. Mohrman to form the law firm called Mohrman & Kaardal, P.A.

Mr. Kaardal is a lawyer with a general practice. He attempts to identify and effectively resolve any of his clients' legal problems. From litigation to transactional issues, he works to apply his knowledge and experience in effective ways for his clients. For details, see the practice areas and representative client lists posted on this website.

For many years, Mr. Kaardal, along with others at the firm, have focused on gaining experience in public law cases representing parties opposed to the government, government agencies and government bureaucrats.  These cases have involved a great deal of appellate court practice and motion practice in federal and state courts. Mr. Kaardal has made hundreds of appearances on behalf of his clients in federal and state court.   Please find attached a list of 56 published federal and state court opinions in which Mr. Kaardal has argued or participated.

Mr. Kaardal served about 10 years as a field artillery officer in the Illinois Army National Guard, U.S. Army Reserves and Minnesota Army National Guard before retiring as a Captain. Mr. Kaardal is a past Secretary/Treasurer of the Republican Party of Minnesota, past Chairman of the John Adams Society and an Advisory Board Member of the Minnesota Chapter of the Federalist Society. He has also been recognized by the Institute for Justice for an Outstanding Contribution to the Cause of Liberty.

Mr. Kaardal is also founder of and general counsel for

Mr. Kaardal and Alison Scott married in 1992. They have eight children. They reside in Hamel, Minnesota and are members of the Church of St. Anne.

Bar Admissions

Minnesota, Wisconsin, U.S. District Court for District of Minnesota, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for Eighth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court, Tribal Court of the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa.