Derek Pakiz is the litigation supervisor and lead trial attorney for The Reeves Law Group. His focus is on catastrophic injury cases, including traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, slip and fall accidents, wrongful death, and specializes in motor vehicle accidents such as serious car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and semi-truck accidents. Mr. Pakiz has been a licensed attorney for more than 30 years and has practiced personal injury law throughout that time and serves clients throughout the state of California. He has worked together with clients to bring about exceptional results, including jury verdicts in the seven and eight-figures.
Recognized for his accomplishments, Mr. Pakiz was named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers and was named one of the 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys in the US by Newsweek in 2014. He is one of only a select few attorneys to receive a Diplomate distinction from the American Association for Justice. As of 2015, Derek is the only attorney in America to hold the Trial Advocacy Certification, the Diplomate Accreditation, and the Top 100 Trial Lawyers distinction.
Derek earned his undergraduate degree at UCLA and his Doctorate in Law at Loyola Law School. Since… Read More