A native of Eastern North Carolina, Derrick spent his childhood growing up in New Bern. After high school he obtained his undergraduate degree in Political Science from UNCW and his J.D. from the Appalachian School of Law.
After passing the bar, Derrick spent the first three years of his legal career practicing criminal defense in Greensboro. While there, he represented clients on a wide variety of charges ranging from speeding citations to felony manslaughter. After which, Derrick moved back to Eastern Carolina to develop his workers' compensation and social security practice. Since then he has spent a majority of his practice fighting for the rights of injured workers and has successfully won benefits for his clients against some of the world's largest corporations.
Licensed since 2007
Contingent (25-33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
Derrick Bailey is a fine lawyer. He and I worked on a matter together in my judicial district. Mr. Bailey would not rest. He went all the way to the ELECTED District Attorney to ensure the best possible outcome for his client...and he got it.
Jason Smith DUI & DWI Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I endorse this lawyer's work. Mr. Bailey is a fine lawyer who is not afraid to do whatever it takes to advocate for his client's cause. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs dedicated and trustworthy counsel.
Harvey Barbee Criminal Defense Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|NC||Authorized to practice law||2007||04/08/2015|
|Workers' Comp. Dept. Head||Christina Rivenbark & Associates||2012 - Present|
|Associate||Brumbaugh, Mu & King||2010 - 2012|
|Associate||Wipperman & Stancil, PLLC||2009 - 2010|
|Associate||Gray & Associates||2007 - 2009|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||Member||2010 - Present|
|Appalachian School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|University of North Carolina, Wilmington||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|