Erick M. Drlicka

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About Erick M. Drlicka

Erick concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury and employment law. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Law, where he was a member of the trial competition team. Prior to earning his law degree, Erick received an undergraduate degree from Spring Hill College, cum laude, and a graduate degree in international affairs from Columbia University.

Since joining Emmanuel, Sheppard & Condon in 1987, he has become a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, board-certified by the Florida Bar as a Civil Trial Lawyer and Labor and Employment law. He has also distinguished himself as a member of numerous professional associations, including the Florida Bar and the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association.



  • Director, Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon, 1987


  • University of Florida College of Law, 1987,
  • Trial Competition Team
  • Columbia University, M.I.A., 1983
  • Spring Hill College, cum laude, 1981


  • Florida Bar


  • Admitted to Florida State Courts, 1987
  • Admitted to United States District Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1997
  • Admitted to United States District Court:
  • Northern District of Florida, 1988
  • Middle District of Florida, 2005


  • The Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section
    • Past Chair 2019-2020
  • Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association
    • Executive Council 2006-2007 and 2007 – 2008
  • Society of Human Resource Management
    • Member
  • Catholic High School Development Council, past President and Member Finance Committee
  • Catholic High School
    • Past Mock Trial Coach
  • Pensacola Chamber of Commerce
    • Member
  • American Red Cross,
    • Past Board of Directors, Past Chair of By-law Committee, and Past Audit Committee
  • Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida
    • Advisory Board of Directors 2011
  • Diocesan School Advisory Council, Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee
  • National Diocesan Attorneys Association


  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyer 2013 – 2020
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Lawyers

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