Ilya E. Lerma

Ilya E. Lerma

Attorney
Location:
Phoenix, Arizona
Phone:
602-899-3035
Fax:
602-899-3065
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Medical and Nursing Home Negligence
  • Dram Shop

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1999

Education

  • The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona
    • J.D. - 1998
  • Northern Arizona University
    • B.A. cum laude - 1995
    • Major: Philosophy

Published Works

  • Auto Accident Investigation and Negotiation Strategies, "Assessing the Extent of Injury," 2017 (national presentation)
  • Wrongful Death Litigation, "Accident Scene Investigation Strategies," 2016
  • "Key Strategies for Deposing Experts," 2016
  • Advanced Issues in Personal Injury Litigation, 2015
  • Litigators versus Companies in Contract Litigation ("Creative One" agent development), 2015
  • "Insurance: A Story of Betrayal," 2015
  • Best Practices for Financial Industry Experts ("Let's Get Down to Business", ASH Brokerage), 2014
  • "Anatomy of a Civil Lawsuit," 2014
  • Consumer Protection in Insurance, ("Let's Get Down to Business", ASH Brokerage), 2014
  • "The Alchemical Practitioner: Techniques From the Deposition Lab," The Advocate 2013

Honors and Awards

  • Arizona Trial Lawyer-Volunteer Lawyer of the Year, 2014
  • Featured Speaker Arizona Association for Justice, Trial Advocacy Conference, 2014
  • Arizona Latina Women in Business- featured panelist 2012
  • Clean Technologies, "Fresh-Faces" Presenter and Award Recipient (non-legal), 2010

Past Employment Positions

  • Tidmore & Lerma, LLC 2002-2011
  • Tidmore Law Offices 1999-2002
  • Pima County Public Defender 38(e) Felony Division, 1998
  • Federal Public Defender (research volunteer), 1998

Ancillary Businesses

  • GREENFREAK, LLC 2008-2016 (plastics recycling), CEO

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English