Derek Kevin Oliverson is a criminal attorney, also focusing on issues concerning DUI & DWI, and all types of other misdemeanor and felony criminal offenses. He serves as an owner with Oliverson & Huss Law PLLC based in Gilber, Arizona. The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys has listed him in the 10 Best Attorneys in 2018.
The American Society of Legal Advocates has named him in the Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Lawyers list in 2018 and 2015. The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys granted him the Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award in 2017. The American Society of Legal Advocates listed him in the Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense in 2017 and 2015.
In 2016, the National Trial Lawyers and the National Academy of Jurisprudence named him in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers and the Premier 100 Trial Attorney respectively. The National Association of Distinguished Counsel named him in the Top One Percent in 2015.
Derek Oliverson is the attorney member of the State Bar of Arizona. He has also acquired the membership of various professional associations including the Order of Barristers, the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, and the DUI Defense Lawyers Association.
Having spent his growing years in Cedar City, Utah, he joined the Southern Utah University and obtained his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Criminal Justice while graduating magna cum laude in 2006. He later attended the Creighton University School of Law and earned his Juris Doctorate in 2009. He also obtained a Certificate of Concentration in Litigation along with the law degree.
Mr. Derek K. Oliverson participated in trial teams as well as advanced mediation while studying in the law school. He received the recognition of being a top graduating student excelling in trial and appellate advocacy.
He served as a police officer in Henderson, Nevada before moving to Phoenix. He obtained the license to practice law in Arizona in 2009 and started working as a criminal prosecutor in Mohave County. In 2010, he began serving as a Presiding Judge for the Page Magistrate Court in Page, Arizona. He handled the adjudication of over 3,000 cases annually while working there.
In 2012, he started working as a Judge for the Glendale City Court in Glendale, Arizona, where he handled the adjudication of over 40,000 cases annually. He joined the law firm Schill Law Group in 2014 and started concentrating his practice to help individuals charged with a criminal offense. The experience and knowledge he gained as a police officer, prosecutor, as well as a judge, give a distinctive edge to his approach towards finding solutions to his clients’ problems.
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