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University’s like this little world, a bubble of time separate from everything before and everything after.

Derek was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, where he attended Cleveland Heights High School.  Upon graduation, Derek went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Princeton University followed by a Juris Doctorate from Georgia State University College of Law.  Having counseled and represented hundreds of clients throughout the Southeast region since 1995, Derek has maintained a successful law practice here in Georgia, making Atlanta his home.  To learn more about Attorney Wright and his practice, feel free to continue browsing our online office anytime or contact us.

 

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Admitted Jurisdictions

Superior Courts of Georgia | Georgia Court of Appeals | Supreme Court of Georgia | Northern District of Georgia | Middle District of Georgia | 3rd Circuit- U.S. Court of Appeals | 5th Circuit – U.S. Court of Appeals | 10th Circuit- U.S. Court of Appeals | 11th Circuit- U.S. Court of Appeals

ADMIITTED PRO HAC VICE

Federal

Southern District of Georgia – Augusta Division | Southern District of Alabama – Mobile Division | Northern District of Alabama – Northwestern Division (Birmingham) | Middle District of Florida – Jacksonville Division | Southern District of Florida – Miami Division | District Court of Kansas – Topeka Division | District Court of Virgin Islands – St. Thomas Division |  Eastern District of Tennessee – Greenville Division

State

Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, Broward County, Florida | Court of General Sessions, Greenville County, South Carolina | Court of General Sessions, Richland County, South Carolina | Court of General Sessions, Oconee County, South Carolina

“None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up
by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody –
a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns –
bent down and helped us pick up our boots.”
― Thurgood Marshall

MY PRACTICE AREAS

Family Law

 

Business Law

 

Trust & Estates

 

Civil Litigation

 

Appeals & Habeas Corpus

 

Criminal Defense

 

Juvenile Law

 

Real Estate

 

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