Amy Diederich is a career prosecutor who is passionate about training. Amy serves as a consultant and faculty member at Vera Causa Group.
Amy routinely conducts training for law enforcement officers and prosecutors across the state of Arizona. Amy is an adjunct faculty member at Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law teaching trial advocacy.
Amy serves as a prosecutor for the Gila River Indian Community, where she is also a Special Assistant United States Attorney.
Amy began her career as a prosecutor with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office in Phoenix, Arizona. While at Maricopa County, Amy prosecuted a variety of crimes including violent crimes, sexual assaults, and crimes against children. She also worked as a mentor for new prosecutors. In 2015 Amy moved to the Pinal County Attorney’s Office where she prosecuted mostly gang crimes, homicides, and arsons.
Amy has received awards from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) for her work as a prosecutor. She was awarded the 2019 Attorney of the Year by the International Association of Arson Investigators Arizona Chapter (IAAI). She is an AZ POST Certified Instructor, Legal Advisor to the Pinal County Arson Task Force, and serves as an Executive Board Member for the Arizona Gang Investigator’s Association
Originally from Kansas, Amy received a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration from the University of Kansas and graduated from Creighton University School of Law.