Board Certified Specialization: Workers' Compensation Law
Professional Liability Insurance: Yes
Admitted to Practice Law: 1978
Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: October 7, 1978
Other Language(s): None
Brian Clymer is an attorney who represents injured workers in workers’ compensation cases and Social Security disability cases. He graduated with high distinction from the University of Virginia in 1975 with a double major in speech and government and received his law degree from the University of Arizona in 1978, graduating in the top 10% of his class.
He has been licensed to practice law in the state of Arizona since October 7, 1978 and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Brian has represented claimants in Social Security disability cases on appeals to the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review, the Appeals Council, and the federal courts, where he has a won case in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that was published as legal precedent. Brian is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Disability Claimants and a member of a local Tucson chapter of attorneys who represent Social Security disability claimants.
In the field of workers’ compensation, Brian is a certified specialist in Workers’ Compensation law by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization since 1983 and has won cases before the Arizona Court of Appeals and the Arizona Supreme Court on a variety of issues including heart attacks caused by emotional stress, hearing loss from gradual noise exposure, exposure to pesticides, and gradual injury claims for muscular conditions.
Brian is a contributing writer to two chapters of the Arizona Workers’ Compensation Handbook published by the State Bar of Arizona. He has served twice as the co-chairman of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the State Bar of Arizona, is a past member of the Arizona Trial Lawyers Board of Directors, and past chairman of the Southern Arizona Workers’ Compensation Claimants’ Attorneys’ Association. Brian served as a member of the Industrial Commission of Arizona’s Ad Hoc Advisory Committee which looked into ways to improve the hearing process, and he has also appeared before committees of the Arizona state legislature to advocate for improvements in our workers’ compensation system.
Brian has been a “Masters of the Bench” member of the Morris K. Udall Inn of Court from 2010 to 2015 and has served as a member of the State Bar of Arizona Workers’ Compensation Advisory Commission since 2012 and holding the position of Chair since 2016. Brian is also a member of AALIW which is an association of Arizona attorneys who represent injured workers in workers’ compensation case.
In 2016 Brian started service on the Pima County Bar Association Board of Directors and has been a member of the Board of Directors of Southern Arizona Legal Aid Inc. since 2017.
Brian has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1995 for the area of workers’ compensation law and has an AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell legal directory.
Areas of Law and Practice
|Areas of Law||Areas of Practice|
|Social Security||Social Security Disability Insurance, Social Security Appeals, Social Security Disability|
|Workers' Compensation||Workers' Compensation Appeals, Workers' Compensation Plaintiff|
- 9th Circuit (Active), Arizona (Active)
- U of Arizona
Last Updated: September 26, 2021
Typical Hourly Fee: $360
Typical Fixed Fee:
Typical Contingency Fee: 25%
Tucson, Arizona, Pima County
Accept Credit Cards: Yes
Free Consultations: No
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