Derick Villanueva

Derick Villanueva

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Law Offices of D. Villanueva, LLC
 | 3300 Buckeye Road, Suite 335
Atlanta, GA 30341
Phone: 770-220-0818
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (30%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Derick C. Villanueva is a solo-practice attorney and offers knowledgeable, experienced and aggressive legal counsel to individuals who have been seriously injured or killed in accidents through no fault of their own. Mr. Villanueva has worked hard to obtain favorable outcomes and results for his clients.  Mr. Villanueva received his BA Magna Cum Laude from Emory Universtiy, JD and Masters from Syracuse University. Mr. Villanueva has earned the Martindale Hubbell Client Distinction Award, acceptance in The National Association of Distinguished Counsel Top One Percent, achieved an Excellent Rating in Avvo, acceptance in the Top 40 Under 40 by the American Society of Legal Advocates and Top 10 Under 40 by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys. Mr. Villanueva is an active duty reserve officer in the United States Navy and has served aboard the USS Mt. Whitney (LCC-20) and deployed to Africa, the Middle East and Korea. Mr. Villanueva is a member of the Military/Veterans Section and volunteers his time supporting veterans rights groups and the Wounded Warrior Project.

About Derick Villanueva

Admitted: 2006, Georgia

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Honors and Awards:

  • Top 10 Under 40, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2016
  • Top 40 Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2016
  • Awarded to Attorneys receiving at least 4 out of 5 stars in client satisfaction ratings., Martindale Hubbell Client Distinction Award,, 2014
  • The National Association of Distinguished Counsel Top One Percent, 2014
  •  The American Institute’s Personal Injury Division compiles an exclusive list of the “10 Best” Attorneys for each State. Some States depending on size and population density may be broken up into City or Region to be more applicable to potential new clients who utilize this site when looking for an Attorney. The “10 Best” is a prestigious honor for the Attorney as each Attorney must: Be formally nominated by the Institute, client, and/or fellow Attorney; Have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field of law; and Having done so with an impeccable Client Satisfaction rating., Top 10 Under 40, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • AVVO Rating: Excellent

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Military Veteran Law Section, Georgia State Bar, 2011

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Wounded Warrior Project, 2011
  • Georgia Legal Services Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2008

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Co-Host, The Servicemember's Civil Relief Act and its Effects on Bankruptcy Law , Metro Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Group, 2012


Educational Background:

  • US Navy Supply Corps School, 2015
  • BA, Emory University  Magna Cum Laude (2000) JD, Syracuse University (2003) MA, Syracuse University (2003)  

Industry Groups

  • Auto
  • Motorcycle
  • Trucking
  • Office Location for Derick Villanueva

    3300 Buckeye Road
    Suite 335
    Atlanta, GA 30341


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    Last Updated: 2/16/2017

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