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Chris DeRose is the Clerk of the Superior Court for Maricopa County.

He is the New York Times bestselling author of Founding Rivals, Congressman Lincoln, and The Presidents' War.

He was previously Senior Litigation Counsel to the Arizona Attorney General, trying 47 cases in front of the Court of Appeals and arguing twice before the state Supreme Court. A former professor of Constitutional, International, and Election Law, he was voted by his students as "Law Professor of the Year."

DeRose serves on the board of directors of the Abraham Lincoln Association and scholarly advisory board for President Lincoln's Cottage in Washington DC. He was previously on the governing board of Phoenix Collegiate Academy, a high performing inner city charter school.

He is married to Dr. Hannah DeRose, a radiologist. They live in Phoenix.



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