Peter Akmajian

Peter Akmajian is a trial lawyer with 30+ years of experience and 40 jury trials in Tucson, Phoenix, Yuma, Bisbee and Nogales under his belt.  These trials have mainly involved serious personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death.  He was a civil defense lawyer for many years before making the switch to the plaintiff's side recently.  Since 1998, Peter has been certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a Specialist in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death, and he is a long-time member of the State Bar's Commission that vets potential specialists.  Peter is honored to have been inducted into three organizations recognizing outstanding trial work:  the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and the International Society of Barristers.  He is also a long-time member of another prestigious trial lawyer organization, the American Board of Trial Advocates.  Peter is honored to have served as a judicial law clerk for Vice-Chief Justice Frank X. Gordon of the Arizona Supreme Court, from 1984 – 1985. Peter graduated from the University of Arizona for both undergraduate and law school (B.A., with distinction 1980) (J.D., with distinction 1984).

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  • Recommended Peter Akmajian and Dev Sethi

    On March 30, 2023 our son was driving his motorcycle through an intersection and was tragically and wrongfully hit and killed by a driver turning left. Peter Akmajian and Dev Sethi handled our case with great compassion and sensitivity while preparing for a settlement. I am so grateful for the wa...
  • Thank You, Peter!

    I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to Peter Akmajian.   Mr. Akmajian took the time to hear my concerns surrounding my circumstances and did not just focus on the bottom line.  The content of his character showed him to be upfront and honest in speaking about my case.  ...
  • Prompt, knowledgeable and good-natured

    My decision to file a medical malpractice lawsuit was a difficult one. I was feeling so far from my best and knew that the mental and physical strains of pursuing a case would be very taxing.  Then I found Mr. Akmajian. From the moment he took on my case he was nothing but professional, dogged a...
  • I would not hesitate to recommend your firm

    Thank you for your help, determination, courage, analytical skills, and hard work. I appreciate that you didn't give up on me or my case and that you arranged mediation to resolve the matter quickly out of court. I would not hesitate to recommend your firm to anyone in need of a sound lawyer. Tha...
  • My profound gratitude to all of you!

    I was seriously injured during a surgical procedure and felt I was treated extremely unfairly by the responsible facility. After a year of giving them every opportunity to respond reasonably to my requests for compensation I realized I could not do this without the high level professional counsel...
  • If I ever need a lawyer again, I would not hesitate to reach out to you.

    Dear Peter, I just wanted to thank you for everything you did for my Dad's wrongful death suit. Your kindness, attentiveness, thoroughness, and determination to do what was right for my Dad was beyond what any lawyer would have done. You were so patient with my Dad and even took the time in his ...
  • Recommended Peter Akmajian

    Thanks to a very good lawyer and great person. My wife passed 14 hours after leaving the clinic that was treating her . Peter Akmajian handled the wrongful death case for my family.  Peter immediately began preparing our case as if was going to be a jury trial.  Peter had experts review my wife'...

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