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J Derek Pakiz

J Derek Pakiz

also known as Derek Pakiz

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Slip and Fall Accident

About Me

Derek Pakiz is the litigation supervisor and lead trial attorney for The Reeves Law Group. Derek obtained his undergraduate degree from UCLA, and his law school education from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. Since the 1980s Derek has practiced exclusively in the field of personal injury law, representing victims of other people’s negligence and wrongful acts. Derek has worked on thousands of cases and handled hundreds of mediations, arbitrations, and trials. 


Derek works all over the state but is activley participating in a major trial about to happen in Riverside where we have a convient meeting location located at:

The Reeves Law Group
3890 11th Street, PMB 17
Riverside, California 92501
(951) 324-5174
Visit our Riverside Page

We have meeting locations all across the state of California. 


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, German

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Personal Injury: 75%
    26 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Slip and Fall Accident: 25%
    26 years, 1 thousand cases



Contingent (1-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Monica Escamilla

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Monica Escamilla Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • William Cory Abbott

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    William Abbott Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Reeves Law Group

515 South Flower Street,
36th Floor
Los Angeles, CA, 90071

The Reeves Law Group

4900 California Avenue, Tower B-210
Bakersfield, CA, 93309

The Reeves Law Group

3890 11th St PMB 17
Riverside, CA, 92501




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 15 Personal Injury AttorneysNewsweek Magazine2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
Diplomate AccreditationAssociation of Trial Lawyers of America2006
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerThe Reeves Law Group1984 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
NewsweekTop Personal Injury Attorney2013 - Present
SuperlawyersSuperlawyer2012 - Present
Martindale Hubbel Peer ReviewN/A2011 - Present
Million Dollar AdvocatesN/A2010 - Present
Trial Lawyers of AmericaDiplomate Accreditation2006 - Present
California Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2000 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A1984 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Brain Injury Case$32,000,000
Auto Accident Case$3,750,000

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Publication NameTitleDate
Personal Injury NetworkPIN2011

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Univ of California at Los AngelesN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Loyola Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Personal Injury NetworkWhat is Personal Injury2011
Personal Injury NetworkHiring a Personal Injury Lawyer2011