Success Stories


Success in Criminal Defense

  • Not Guilty – First-degree murder
  • Not Guilty – Second-degree murder
  • Case Dismissed – Second-degree murder
  • Case Dismissed – Felony tax evasion and perjury charges
  • Not Guilty – Felony gun assault
  • Not Guilty – Felony conspiracy to commit arson
  • Case Dismissed – Felony sex offense
  • Not Guilty – Felony domestic violence
  • Not Guilty – Felony car-jacking and felony assaults
  • Not Guilty – Felony assaults with a gun (x 7)
  • Case Dismissed – Felony unlawful enticement of a minor
  • Case Dismissed – Felony kidnapping
  • Case Dismissed – Felony sexual abuse of a minor
  • Case Dismissed – Felony sexual assault in the first degree
  • Case Dismissed – Felony drug offense for extensive marijuana grow
  • Case Dismissed – Illegal building in Anadromous Lake
  • Not Guilty – Felony DUI
  • Not Guilty – Felony DUI and eluding
  • Case Dismissed – DUI and Refusal to submit to a chemical test


With Alaska in his blood, for 25 years, the "Trial Guy," Eric Derleth has helped the people in Anchorage, Kenai, and Palmer / Wasilla areas as a personal injury and criminal lawyer. Born and raised in Soldotna, Eric truly understands Alaska’s laws, the people, and the true nature of Alaska. The Trial Guy was raised in a log cabin in Alaska with a belief in America, and a belief in strong individual liberty guaranteed by our Constitution and was raised to fight for the rights of all of Alaska. Eric has expanded his criminal defense and auto accident injury lawyers practice near you, with offices in Anchorage and Soldotna. LEARN MORE ABOUT ERIC