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Derek John Emge

Derek John Emge

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Consumer Protection, Class Action

About Me

In my free time, I run triathlons, and take action photos of my son's surfing and daughter's beach volleyball.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Employment & Labor: 50%
    15 years, 75 cases
  2. Consumer Protection: 30%
    15 years, 55 cases
  3. Class Action: 20%
    15 years, 135 cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-33%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

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    David Huch Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    Derek is an excellent attorney with great experience in the class action and unfair competition arenas. Derek is creative, clever and diligent-- I highly recommend him.

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    John Feher Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

225 Broadway
San Diego, CA, 92101

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199202/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2000
San Diego Law ReviewUniversity of San Diego1992
San Diego Law ReviewUniversity of San Diego1991

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerEmge & Associates2000 - Present
Founding PartnerGilliland & Emge1998 - 2000
AssociateBooth, Mitchel & Strange, LLP1996 - 1998
AssociateEdwards, White & Sooy1992 - 1996

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federal Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaN/A1992 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationN/A1992 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Shrestha v. Coldwell BankerFavorable settlement
California Pizza KitchenFavorable Settlement
American Golf Corporationfavorable settlement

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
San Diego County Bar Association DICTA MagazineShort Takes2010
California Court of AppealShrestha v. Coldwell Banker2003

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Univ of San Diego SOLLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Claremont McKenna CollPolitical ScienceBA1989