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Portrait of Eric Derleth
Eric Derleth was born and raised in Soldotna, Alaska. He attended local public schools, and graduated from Soldotna High School in 1988. Eric got a bachelor’s degree in Economics at UAA in 1992 and his law degree in 1995 from Lewis & Clark Law School, in Portland, Oregon.

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Ask around for a lawyer you can trust. If you do, you'll find your neighbors know and trust the name Eric Derleth, because of the reputation he's earned for honest and effective representation. Eric will handle cases involving: DUI, Felony, Misdemeanor, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Domestic Violence .  Call for a consultation.

DUIs and Traffic Infractions

DUIs are highly complex cases involving things like statutory law, case law, medicine, biology, chemistry and physiology. Eric Derleth emphasizes DUI criminal defense in his practice and has the knowledge and experience to help you maximize your chances in your case. You have important rights, some of which must be exercised in the first 7 days after your arrest. Do not delay getting good representation. Also know that most DUI cases are two cases in one: a DMV case and a criminal case. Do not confuse the two and you absolutely need to understand each distinction between them to get a fair result.

Personal Injury

If you were hurt by someone else's carelessness, you need to know your rights and options. Be aware that different types of accidents and injuries might have different statutes of limitations. You will need a lawyer who doesn't just settle cases, but has the tools to effectively and persuasively take your case all the way through a jury trial. First, recognize that the insurance company that owes you for your injuries only exists for one reason: To make the most money possible. Then, give Eric Derleth a call so your best interests are protected.
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