Clark L. Derrick named to AZ State Bar Board of Legal Specialization Criminal Law Advisory Commission

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(October 5, 2021…Phoenix, AZ) The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A., is pleased to announce Clark L. Derrick has been appointed to the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization Criminal Law Advisory Commission. Derrick will serve as vice-chairman of the commission.  His three-year term will commence October 1, 2021. 

The State Bar of Arizona certifies specialists in nine practice areas, subject to the jurisdiction of the Arizona Supreme Court. An Advisory Commission is established for each area of specialization that is charged with administering the program in its particular field in cooperation with and under the guidance of the Board. 

Derrick is a seasoned criminal law attorney who joined Burch & Cracchiolo in 2020. His areas of concentration include felony and misdemeanor charges, government regulations, healthcare fraud and regulation, vehicular crimes and internal investigations. He was recently named the 2022 Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” in criminal law and litigation in the metro Phoenix region. 

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.

About Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.

Now with 41 attorneys in its Phoenix office, Burch & Cracchiolo is one of the Southwest's premier law firms. The firm was founded 50 years ago by Haze Burch and Dan Cracchiolo and today the firm’s lawyers are among the most highly regarded and recognized leaders in the areas of business and corporate law, criminal law and defense, construction, estate and wealth preservation planning, family law, finance, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, personal injury and insurance defense, real estate and taxation.

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