Burch & Cracchiolo, PA
1850 N CENTRAL AVE STE 1700, Phoenix, Arizona, 85004-4574
Board Certified Specialization: Criminal Law
Professional Liability Insurance: Yes
Admitted to Practice Law: 1972
Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: September 23, 1972
Other Language(s): Spanish
Clark L. Derrick began his legal career in Phoenix in 1972 after having graduated, with distinction, from the University of Arizona, College of Law and entering into the practice with John J. Flynn and the firm of Flynn, Kimerer, Thinnes & Derrick. While a student at the University of Arizona, College of Law, Mr. Derrick was Symposium Editor of the Arizona Law Review and was elected a member of the Order of the Coif. He received his undergraduate, Bachelor of Arts degree in 1968 from the University of Arizona; graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.
Mr. Derrick is a certified criminal law specialist; devoting his entire practice to criminal defense work with a particular emphasis on white collar offenses at both the federal and state levels. He is licensed to practice in Arizona and in various federal courts throughout the United States including the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Derrick was appointed a lawyer representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference and served in that capacity from 1988 until 1991. He was a member of the Executive Council of the Criminal Justice Section of the Arizona State Bar and served on the Arizona State Bar Criminal law Advisory Commission from 1993 through 2005. He is one of the founding members of Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice and served as President of that organization for two (2) terms from 1988 to 1990.
Mr. Derrick is a Fellow and Past President of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, an invitation only national organization of the preeminent criminal defense lawyers in the country. He is currently listed in the white collar criminal defense and non-white collar criminal defense sections of the Best Lawyers in America, Southwest Super Lawyers, is listed in Best Lawyers in Phoenix, Top Attorneys in Arizona, Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, and has an “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
Areas of Law and Practice
|Areas of Law||Areas of Practice|
|Appellate Practice||Criminal Appeals|
|Constitutional Law||First Amendment Law, Fifth Amendment Law, Other, Media and First Amendment, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Information, Fourth Amendment Law, Fourteenth Amendment Law|
|Criminal Law||Misdemeanors, International Extradition, Manslaughter, Malicious Prosecution, Mail Fraud, Identity Theft, Forensic Accounting, Homicide, Hit and Run, Grand Jury Practice, Habeas Corpus, Forgery, Fraud, Forensic Science, Art Fraud, Burglary, Bribery, Assault and Battery, Automobile Fraud, Civil Forfeiture, Civil Fraud, Criminal Defense, Criminal Forfeiture, Criminal Conspiracy, Criminal Appeals, Driving While Intoxicated, DUI/DWI, Domestic Violence, Drivers License Suspension, Criminal Prosecution, Criminal Antitrust, Criminal Investigation, Criminal Fraud, Embezzlement, Electronic Surveillance, Extortion, Expungements, Felonies, Forensic DNA, Extradition, Federal Criminal Law, Wiretapping, White Collar Fraud, White Collar Criminal Defense, White Collar Law, Wire Fraud, Theft, Traffic Violations, Shoplifting, Stalking, Weapons Charges, White Collar Crime, Vehicular Homicide, Victims Rights, Search and Seizure, Post-Conviction Remedies, Sex Crimes, Sexual Assault, Money Laundering, Murder, Parole and Probation, Odometer Tampering|
|Regulatory Law||Regulatory Investigations, Regulatory Agency Practice, Federal Regulatory law|
- Arizona (Active)
- U of Arizona
Last Updated: October 22, 2021
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Phoenix, Arizona, Maricopa County
Accept Credit Cards: Yes
Free Consultations: Yes
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