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DEREK G. ASBURY earned his B.A. from Miami University in 1996 and J.D. from Northern Illinois University College of Law in 2002.  He was admitted to the bar of Texas in 2002 and Illinois in 2003.  Formerly with the State’s Attorney’s office, Derek started his own firm in August of 2005  His practice areas include Family Law, Criminal Law, Traffic, DUI, Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 35%
  2. Family: 35%
  3. Child Support: 20%
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%



Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

4 total 

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  • Robert Joseph Hills

    Derek is an excellent advocate for his family law and divorce clients, and I highly recommend him.


    Robert Hills Federal crime Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christopher Scott Mccall

    I worked with Derek in the local prosecutor's office and knew him to be a strong, legal advocate and insightful. Additionally, Derek has a great personality which is pleasant and his personality assists him in settlement negotiations and at trial. I endorse this lawyer as counsel and call him a friend.


    Christopher Mccall Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Asbury Law Offices

411 Hamilton Blvd Ste 1720
Peoria, IL, 61602-1194


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200308/10/2016
TXNot Eligible to Practice - Administrative Suspension200208/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Magna Cum LaudeNIU2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerAsbury Law Offices2005 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyPeoria County State's Attorney Office2003 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Peoria County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2003 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northern Illinois University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of Miami School of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Why Gamble on Your Knowledge of the New Illinois Parentage Act?Family Law Statute Change2015