Kimerer & Derrick is recognized as one of the preeminent law firms in the Southwestern United States. The firm's reputation is based on skill and success in handling all aspects of criminal defense at the State and Federal levels.

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Kimerer & Derrick, P.C. is not the ordinary law firm. The genesis of this firm started over thirty-five years ago, and it is now recognized as one of the preeminent law firms in the Southwestern United States. The firm’s highly regarded reputation is primarily based on its skill and success in handling all aspects of criminal defense at the State and Federal levels. Other practice areas include complex civil litigation, family law, personal injury/accident law, medical malpractice and professional licensing and regulation matters.

The firm has been involved in highly visible cases throughout the courts of Arizona. It does not fit the mold of the “advertising law firm”. Caring about the client is paramount and no case is treated as routine.

The lawyers in the firm are some of the most successful practitioners in the state, and have been recognized by their peers as among the very best. Martindale–Hubbell, the foremost directory of lawyers and law firms in the United States, describes Kimerer and Derrick as a “Boutique Law Firm”, and has awarded the firm with its highest “AV” rating. The firm is also listed by Martindale-Hubbell as one of the “Preeminent Law Firms” in the United States. Both Mr. Kimerer and Mr. Derrick are past Presidents of the prestigious American Board of Criminal Lawyers and named in Best Lawyers in America. The members of the firm pride themselves in recognizing the uniqueness of each individual case, and know that you can’t handle every case in exactly the same way. Each client’s case is viewed as a challenge with its own special problems, and the lawyers of Kimerer & Derrick take pride in finding creative solutions to the problems, and fighting zealously the client’s cause.

Kimerer & Derrick is the firm that cares.

Noted as, "The Firm that Cares" where the personal and legal needs and concerns of each client are paramount.

Our People

Experienced, reliable and respected

Our firm’s founders are highly successful and nationally renowned trial lawyers who work   tirelessly to provide the best possible defense for their clients. The team's reputation is exceptional and their knowledge and relationships within the legal community are unmatched. They have a proven track record of delivering positive results.
MICHAEL D. KIMERER

Criminal Defense Lawyer

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MICHAEL D. KIMERER

CLARK L. DERRICK

Criminal Defense Lawyer

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CLARK L. DERRICK

RHONDA E. NEFF

Criminal Defense Lawyer

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RHONDA E. NEFF

JAMES P. PALESTINI

Criminal Defense Lawyer

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JAMES P. PALESTINI

TERI D. McCALL

Family Law Lawyer

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TERI D. McCALL

HEATHER L. HERRERA

Administrator

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HEATHER L. HERRERA

MELISSA M. WALLINGSFORD

Paralegal / Legal Assistant

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MELISSA M. WALLINGSFORD

JEANNIE PAK

Legal Assistant

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JEANNIE PAK

Some of our most successful cases are the ones that you never hear about because they were stopped by the firm's early intervention.

Representative Cases

For the last 40 years the firm has handled some of the major high profile criminal cases in Arizona’s history

Recognition

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We are proud of the recognition we have received from our peers and clients. 

The lawyers in the firm have the negotiating and fighting skills to get the best result for their client.

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Kimerer & Derrick, P.C. is located between 7th Street and 16th Street on Osborn Road, which is north of Thomas and south of Indian School Road.

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1313 E. Osborn Road Ste 100 Phoenix, AZ 85014
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