Derek has worked as a Legal Assistant in Tucson for over 20 years. For the last 18 years, he has worked exclusively on personal injury cases. During the course of his career, he has assisted over 1,000 clients in obtaining successful results on their respective injury cases.
Over the years, Derek has worked tirelessly on numerous types of cases, from simple soft tissue injuries to serious dog bite cases, complex wrongful death claims to medical malpractice litigation.
Derek is adept at coordinating with clients and making sure they are able to obtain the necessary medical care. He also works with the client ’s medical providers to ensure that nothing “slips through the cracks” in a case.
Derek attended the University of Arizona and Palo Verde High School. His wife, Andrea, is a third-grade teacher with TUSD. He has two adult children. His daughter, Erika, is a graduate of Harvard Law School and is currently Associate Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. His son, Sean, is a firefighter with the Green Valley Fire District.