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Derick Calmerin Villanueva

Derick Calmerin Villanueva

also known as Lieutenant (JG) Derick C. Villanueva, USNR

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Bankruptcy & Debt, Workers Compensation

About Me

Military Veteran


BA, Emory University Magna Cum Laude


JD, Syracuse University College of Law


MA, Syracuse Univeristy


Lieutenant (JG) US Navy Reserve


National Defense Service Medal


Global War on Terrorism Service Medal


Navy Good Conduct Medal


Military Veterans Law Member


North Fulton Bar Association


Gwinnett County Bar Association


Sandy Springs Bar Association


Cobb County Bar Association


Metro Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Group


Wounded Warrior Project Supporter


 

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Car Accidents: 30%
    1 year
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    3 years
  3. Workers Compensation: 20%
    1 year
  4. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
    3 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-45%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • James Charles Shields

    I endorse this lawyer. Highly respected in legal community. Responses are clear and complete. Fabulous credentials. Demonstrates a thorough understanding of BK law.

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    James Shields Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Derick. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of D. Villanueva, LLC

Buckeye Tower 3300 Buckeye Road
Suite 335
Atlanta, GA, 30341

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200608/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Honor RollState Bar of Georgia2010
State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project AwardState Bar of Georgia2007
Certificate of CommendationState Bar of Georgia Committee on Professionalism2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalLaw Offices of D. Villanueva, LLC2009 - Present
PrincipalThe Villanueva Law Firm, LLC2007 - 2009
AssociateThe Moss Law Firm, LLC2007 - 2007
N/ASouthstar Funding, LLC2005 - 2007
N/AAmerican Mortgage Exchange, Inc.2004 - 2005
N/AKREVOLIN & HORST,LLC2003 - 2004

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
US Navy Reserve 6th Fleet Supply CorpsEnsign2011 - Present
Sandy Springs Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Military/Veterans Law SectionN/A2010 - Present
North Fulton Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Metro Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys GroupN/A2009 - Present
Gwinnett County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Syracuse University Alumni Association of AtlantaN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State of Georgia v. Warthen Case No. 2008SR-0536 State Court of Fayette County, State of Georgia.DUI dismissed as to Defendant
Department of Drivers Services v. Epes Docket No. OSAH-DDS-ALS-0933730-60License Suspension Reversed as to Defendant
Beverly Prettyman et al v. Cassie et al. Civil Action No. 08-A08227Child Custody Granted to Plaintiff

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Global Affairs Institute Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Syacuse UniversityThe Effect of Poland's Bankruptcy Law Reforms in Phasing Out or Restructuring State-Owned Enterprises: Can Bankrupcy Law Reforms Facilitate an Efficient Market for Local Public Services2003

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse UniversityEconomicsMasters2003
Syracuse University College of LawLawJuris Doctor2003
Emory UniversityPolitical Science-EconomicsBA Magna Cum Laude2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Metro Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Group Monthly MeetingServicemembers Civil Relief Act and Its Effects on Bankruptcy2012