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Derek L. Hall

Derek L. Hall

Attorney

For over twenty-five years, Derek has provided legal assistance and counseling to a broad range of clients in a wide variety of legal matters. A litigator with a proven record, Derek is no stranger to the courtroom. He has appeared in all stages of the civil justice systems in the Federal and State Courts of Mississippi. Derek is also licensed to practice law in Georgia. Derek L. Hall is admitted to practice before the Court of Veterans Appeals (one of only 12 attorneys in the State of Mississippi accredited to practice before the Veterans Court of Appeals).

Education
  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, MS Cum Laude 1995
  • University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, December 1991, Honors Graduate
Awards and Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • Accredited Veterans Advocate
  • Member of the National Organization of Veterans Advocates (NOVA)
  • Member Georgia Bar Association
  • Member Iowa Bar Association
  • Accredited Guardian Ad Litem
  • Member American Association for Justice
  • Graduate of National College of DUI Defense
Professional Associations
  • Licensed to Practice Law in State of Georgia, 1995 Licensed to Practice Law in State of Mississippi 1995 Mississippi Supreme Court
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Court of Veterans Appeals
Achievement and Accomplishments
  • Derek has participated as Lead Counsel or Co-Counsel in over 500 trials in the State of Mississippi
  • Obtained multiple verdicts and settlements totaling in excess of Ten Million Dollars
  • Successfully argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Accredited as a guardian ad litem and served numerous appointments for Judges across the State of Mississippi
  • B.A. degree in Counseling Psychology and have acted in the capacity of alcohol and drug counselor and mental health counselor for Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources
  • Certified in the field of addiction therapy by the University of Southern Mississippi
  • Served in the capacity as Senior Staff Counselor for the inpatient drug and alcohol adolescent treatment center "Straight, Inc." in Marietta, Georgia
  • Served as case manager for the Pine Grove Mental Healthcare inpatient adult psychiatric facility
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