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Brian I. Clymer

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Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Tucson, AZ

Brian Clymer, Attorney at Law
2601 N Campbell Ave Suite 203
Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: 520-323-1234
Fax: 520-323-1188
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
Licensed in Arizona Since: 1978
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation: Claimant, Social Security Disability
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Brian I. Clymer is a member of Brian Clymer, Attorney at Law, located in Tucson, Arizona. Focusing his practice exclusively on litigation, he represents injured workers and their families from Pima and Cochise counties in matters involving workers' compensation and Social Security Disability Insurance claims.

In 1975, Mr. Clymer graduated with honors from the University of Virginia with a double major in speech and government. He then went on to attend what is now known as the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, and was awarded his Juris Doctor with high distinction in 1978. Mr. Clymer was a shareholder in a Tucson firm prior to starting his current practice in 1996. Admitted to practice in Arizona, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Since 1983, Mr. Clymer has been certified as a specialist in workers' compensation law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of Arizona. He has also been an active participant in several professional organizations, including the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, the Southern Arizona Workers Compensation Claimants' Attorneys' Association, the Pima County Bar Association and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives. Mr. Clymer has frequently given lectures on matters relating to his practice area to groups of fellow professionals. Highly regarded by his peers, he has received an AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America** directory every year since 1995. Mr. Clymer is also a member of the Morris K. Udall Inn of Court.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

**The Best Lawyers in America® 2010. Copyright 2009 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

Practice Areas
  • 50%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 50%Social Security Disability


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About Brian I. Clymer

First Admitted: 1978, Arizona

Professional Webpage:


  • Best Lawyers 2012 and 2016 Tucson Workers' Compensation Law - Claimant
  • AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell legal directory
  • The Best Lawyers in America (Workers Comp), 1995 - 2020
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, 2008-2020

Educational Background

  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, B.A. - 1975, Honors: Intermediate Honors, Honors: High Distinction, Major: Government, Major: Speech

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Two chapters of the Arizona Workers Compensation Handbook, published by the State Bar of Arizona
  • Workers Compensation Law to Union Counselors Program, Southern Arizona Central Labor Council, 1999 - 2001
  • Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability to the People's Law School, Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, 1991
  • Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability to the People's Law School, Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, 1991 - 1999
  • "What did the 2007 Arizona State Legislature Do to Us?", State Bar of Arizona W.C. Section, 2007
  • "Doctor, just between you and me: Legal & Ethical Consideration in Ex Parte Communications With Doctors", State Bar of Arizona W.C. Section, 2008
  • "Ariz. W.C.: Know the Basics to Protect Your Rights", International Assoc. of Machinists & Aerospace Workers Lodge 933 , 2008
  • "Who Cares About W.C. & S.S. Disability?", Tucson Paralegal Association 2012

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Workers' Compensation law by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization since 1983, 1983

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Pima County Bar Foundation Board of Directors, 2018
  • Pima County Bar Association, 1978 - Present
  • Pima County Bar Association Board of Directors, 2016
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers' Association, Affinity Member
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1978
  • Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Church Council Member 1986 - 1991, 2001 - 2005
  • Southern Arizona Workers' Compensation Claimants' Attorneys' Association, Past President, 1981 - Present
  • Industrial Committee of Arizona's Ad Hoc Advisory Committee, Member
  • The state of Arizona, 1978
  • Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Church Council President, 1987 - 1988, 2003 - 2005
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, 1980 - Present
  • Morris K. Udall Inn of Court, 2010 - 2015
  • Workers' Compensation Section of the State Bar of Arizona, Past Secretary and Past Co-chairman
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1980
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Office Location for Brian I. Clymer

2601 N Campbell Ave Suite 203
Tucson, AZ 85719

Phone: 520-323-1234

Fax: 520-323-1188

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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