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James Derek Verderamo

also known as Derek Verderamo

About Me

My name is J. Derek Verderamo, and I would like to personally help you with your case. I was raised in Silver Spring, Maryland and relocated to Naples, Florida in 1996. 


As a local attorney, I have the experience to assist you; it is highly recommended you hire an experienced attorney to represent you in your case.


Let me handle your case in attempt to protect your Constitutional and Due Process Rights. Call my office to schedule an appointment to discuss your case. 




Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 20%
    1 year
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    1 year
  3. Juvenile: 20%
    1 year
  4. Domestic Violence: 20%
    1 year
  5. DUI & DWI: 20%
    1 year



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Robert Samuel Gilligan

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Robert Gilligan Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Brantley Daw Oakey

    My experience with Derek has been that he knows the law, the judges, the prosecutors, and the process inside and out. He's shown that he truly cares about his clients and will put forth the effort needed to get the possible outcome. He's a true professional.


    Brantley Oakey Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Verderamo & Escobar

2662 Airport Pulling Rd S
Naples, FL, 34112


FLMember in Good Standing200609/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 under 40The National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Invited MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2013
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerLaw Office of Verderamo & Escobar2013 - 2014
PartnerLaw Office J Derek Verderamo2006 - 2013
Legal InternOffice of the State Attorney Broward County2002 - 2002
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Collier County Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPast President2014 - Present
Ava Maria School of LawMoot Court Judge2014 - 2014
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaAttorney Member2014 - Present
National Trial Lawyers Association: Top 100Invited member2014 - Present
Million Dollar Advocates ForumInvited Member2013 - Present
Collier County Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPresident2013 - 2014
Collier County Association of Criminal Defense LawyersVice President2012 - 2013
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaAttorney Member2007 - Present
Florida Bar, Criminal Law SectionAttorney Member2006 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2006 - Present
Collier County Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2006 - Present
Collier County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2006 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Immigration PracticeLawN/A2014
Blood Breath and TearsLawN/A2009
Masters of DUILawN/A2006
Advanced Federal Criminal PracticeLawN/A2006
University of South FloridaCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawLawN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Florida Pawnbroker AssociationPawnbroker Statute Florida Statute 5392009