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Derek earned his juris doctorate from Samford University's Cumberland School of Law, and his Masters of Laws with a specialization in Taxation from the University of Houston's Law Center. In addition, he earned bachelor of art degrees in Sociology and Spanish (Study Abroad Curriculum) from Samford University. Derek was sworn in to practice law in the State of Texas by the Honorable Howell Cobb on April 4, 2002. Derek started his law career representing national and state lenders and other secured creditors in federal bankruptcy proceedings and adversarial and other federal litigation cases. Subsequently, and in addition to representing creditors, he began representing liquidating trustees in Chapter Eleven proceedings and lenders and other financial companies in state court debt collection proceedings. In 2005, Derek began transitioning his practice to a transactional based practice. In 2007, Derek started a fee attorney office for Exodus Title, LLC, and has since maintained his law firm and a fee attorney office.
State Bar of Texas, 2002
United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of Texas
United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of Texas
Texas Bar Association
State Bar of Texas Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section, and Construction Law Section
o Bachelor of Arts in Sociology – 1997
o Bachelor of Arts in Spanish (Spanish Study Abroad Curriculum) – 1997
o Juris Doctorate – Cumberland School of Law – 2001
University of Houston Law Center, LL.M. in Taxation, 2003