4500 Eldorado Pkwy,
Ste 3000 McKinney,
From 2014-2018 Derk was selected to the Texas Super Lawyers list. This recognition is given to less than 5% of the attorneys in the state. He has been board certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of legal specialization since 2011.
Derk is a former Collin County Assistant District Attorney where he served a felony criminal prosecutor, and was the chief misdemeanor prosecutor in County Courts at Law One and Two. As a prosecutor, Derk tried over seventy-five cases to a jury and handled hundreds more successfully. As a defense attorney, Derk has tried many more cases and has achieved numerous “Not Guilty” verdicts, charge reductions and outright dismissals.
It is very important to Derk to remain at the forefront of the developing law and defenses in his field. For this reason he is a member of organizations such as the Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Bar Association for the Federal Fifth Circuit and the Association of Federal Defense Attorneys.