Total Credits: 3 CLE, 3 Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation Specialization
State Bar of Arizona - SRO
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Darren Clausen is a Tucson native and a third-generation Arizonan. He attended West Virginia Wesleyan College on a basketball scholarship, graduating on the Dean's List in 1994. He then returned to Tucson, earning his law degree from the University of Arizona College of Law. Mr. Clausen is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, and is a Board Member of the Trial Practice Section of the State Bar of Arizona. He has argued before the Arizona Court of Appeals and is admitted to US District Court. Darren is active in the Volunteer Lawyers Program, having been honored as a Top 50 Pro Bono Attorney in Arizona and "Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney of the Month." He is also a member of Arizona Association for Justice. Darren is an AV Preeminent Peer-Rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Clausen represents individuals and families in personal injury, medical malpractice, and catastrophic injury/wrongful death cases. He has successfully litigated cases ranging from complex litigation to minor injury car accident cases. Darren is an advocate, understanding each case is important to his client(s), always putting forth his best efforts fighting for justice. During his career, he has recovered over $45 million for individuals and families that have suffered injuries or death due to the negligence of others. Darren is married to Natalie, a speech-language pathologist who works with preschool-aged children with special needs. They have five wonderful children who range in age from college student all the way down to three years old. In his spare time, you may find Darren playing basketball or coaching youth sports. He also loves fishing and visiting Mexico.
Amy Hernandez received her law degree in 2003 from Drake University (with Honors). After law school she served as a law clerk at the Arizona Court of Appeals. Ms. Hernandez has served on the Civil Practice & Procedure Committee for the State Bar of Arizona and as the Chair of the State Bar Trial Practice Section. She is a former member of the Morris K. Udall Inn of Court and a former board member for the Arizona Association of Justice. Ms. Hernandez served in the United States Army from 1996 - 2000 as a military intelligence analyst. Ms. Hernandez owns Amy Hernandez Law, PLLC where she focuses her practice on plaintiff's medical malpractice, legal malpractice, and general personal injury.
Honorable Greg Sakall was appointed to the Pima County Superior Court in 2017. He is currently assigned to the Civil Bench. After law school, Judge Sakall clerked for U.S. District Judges William D. Browning and Cindy K. Jorgenson. From 2004 to 2017, he was in private practice. He has also been an adjunct associate professor and is a guest lecturer at the James E. Rogers College of Law.
Education: Hillsdale College (B.A., summa cum laude, double major in Spanish & History); University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude).