Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, PLC is pleased to announce the addition of Associate Derek Graffious. Derek represents governmental entities in matters involving civil rights, police defense, prison matters, insurance defense, wrongful death and personal injury, as well as general civil litigation. Before joining the firm, Derek served as a law clerk for the Honorable Randall M. Howe at the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One.
While pursuing his law degree at University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Derek served as Vice President of the Student Bar Association and worked as a teaching fellow for undergraduate students. He also gained experience as a law clerk in the Gangs Bureau of the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office and as a certified limited practice student for the Child and Family Law Clinic. Derek earned the Chandler/Carroll Public Service Award and the Ralph W. Aigler Memorial Award for the most significant scholarly contribution to the College of Law. He earned his B.S. in Psychology from Arizona State University, and worked as a research assistant in the Legal Psychology Research Lab.
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