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Derek D Simmons

Business Attorney at Roseburg, OR

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 23 years
    State OR
    Acquired 2000
    Active No misconduct found

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About Derek

Learn Derek’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Business
    I aid clients in selecting a business entity, forming the entity in the appropriate state, drafting partnership agreements, and establishing and maintaining appropriate corporate documentation. I also review and draft contracts of all types.

    23 years

  2. Estate planning
    Planning for one's own death can be a challenge. I help people grapple with the issues their families will face with wills, trusts, deeds, powers of attorney, and advance directives.

    13 years

  3. Litigation
    After two years at the Oregon Court of Appeals, I am familiar with the court's approach to decisions. I aid clients in drafting and arguing appellate cases in civil actions.

    23 years

  4. Real estate
    I aid clients in forming appropriate ownership entities, drafting and reviewing partnership agreements and sale and purchase agreements, and in preparing lease-option agreements, where appropriate.

    23 years

Contact Derek

Watkinson Laird Rubenstein Baldwin & Burgess, P.C.
425 SE Jackson
Roseburg, OR, 97470


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Posted by Gerd Pretzel | February 19, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Review of Derek D Simmons
My husband and I had an appointment with Mr. Simmons to introduce ourselves and go over Estate Planning and Will (Living Trust). We found him to be very pleasant, understanding, smart and extremely helpful with our situation. He is going to draw up a draft for us to review and we will definitely work with him. We would be happy to refer his services to family and friends.
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  • Hourly Rates $ 250-300 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 6.7 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Clerk to the Hon. David V. Brewer
  • Oregon Court of Appeals
  • 2000 - 2002


  • Lewis & Clark Northwestern Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • University of Kansas
  • Bachelor of Science
  • 1992


  • Boys & Girls Club of the Umpqua Valley
  • Director
  • 2007 - Present
  • Rotary Club of Roseburg
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Douglas County Bar Association
  • Member, Former President
  • 2000 - Present
  • Oregon State Bar
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • Guardians of Heroes
  • President
  • 2010 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Cornelius Honor Society
  • Lewis & Clark
  • 2002
  • National Merit Scholarship
  • University of Kansas
  • 1987

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Roseburg Business Lawyer Derek D Simmons
Derek D Simmons
Business Attorney
Roseburg, OR
Licensed for 23 years