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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%
    2 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    2 years
  3. Juvenile: 20%
    2 years
  4. Domestic Violence: 20%
    2 years
  5. DUI & DWI: 20%
    2 years



Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Pablo Sergio Hurtado

    Mr. Verderamo is known throughout the community as an excellent criminal defense trial attorney. He fights for his clients. I frequently refer cases to his office that require zealous advocacy in the courtroom. I endorse this lawyer.


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  • Robert Samuel Gilligan

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Contact info

Law Office of Verderamo & Escobar

2662 Airport Pulling Rd S
Naples, FL, 34112


FLMember in Good Standing200606/21/2016
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
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
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaAttorney Member2007 - Present
Florida Bar, Criminal Law SectionAttorney Member2006 - Present
Collier County Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2006 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2006 - Present
Collier County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2006 - Present
Ava Maria School of LawMoot Court Judge2014 - 2014
Collier County Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPresident2013 - 2014
Collier County Association of Criminal Defense LawyersVice President2012 - 2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Immigration PracticeLawCertification of Attendance2014
Blood Breath and TearsLawCertification of Attendance2009
Masters of DUILawCertification of Attendance2006
Advanced Federal Criminal PracticeLawCertificate of Attendance2006
University of South FloridaCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Florida Pawnbroker AssociationPawnbroker Statute Florida Statute 5392009