Dirk J. Derrick

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Conway, South Carolina

Derrick Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PC
Dirk J. Derrick
Derrick Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation; view more

Licensed in South Carolina since: 1988

Education: University of South Carolina School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024
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Derrick Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PC

901 Main Street
Conway, SC 29526 Visit website

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The owner of the South Carolina-based law firm Derrick Law Firm Injury Lawyers, Dirk J. Derrick has been practicing law in the state for more than three decades. With the main office located in Conway, his firm has several branches spread across South Carolina, of which he focuses his practice primarily in the areas of Myrtle Beach, Charleston, Greenville, and Florence. Drawing on years of experience, he has the skillset and practical knowledge to provide quality representation on cases and legal matters involving:

·       Automobile accidents

·       Workers’ compensation

·       Denied insurance claims

·       Motorcycle accidents

·       Nursing home neglect

·       Spinal cord injuries

·       Traumatic brain injuries

Born in Myrtle Beach and raised in Conway, Mr. Derrick earned a football scholarship to attend Wofford College, from where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics in 1982. He coached football at the East Tennessee State University for a while and later in 1987, graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law with his Juris Doctor. 

The success in his field of practice earned Mr. Derrick a partnership within just three years of graduating from law school. In 1991, he established Derrick Law Firm Injury Lawyers and has been striving to stand up for the people of South Carolina who seek legal assistance. He has obtained seven-figure settlements and verdicts as compensation for his injury clients.** 

Mr. Derrick keeps his clients informed on each step of the litigation and makes sure that they have a clear understanding of their situation and options. He is rated “Superb” on Avvo and has received a Distinguished* peer-review rating and a Silver Client Champion badge through Martindale-Hubbell. 

Believing in the need to contribute to one’s community, Mr. Derrick has supported the Children’s Mentoring Program of Horry County over the years and sponsored an interstate football tournament. In 2019, he started the "Get Seen, Get Paid" football camp scholarship in honor of his father. The scholarship allows kids who have the talent and work ethic to compete on the collegiate level to attend camps in hopes of receiving athletic camp scholarships. In addition, he is a co-founder of The Rock Church, Conway’s Community Church. He has also authored several publications such as The Truth About Your South Carolina Injury Claim, based on his areas of practice.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

**Past results don't guarantee future results but you are guaranteed our best efforts. 

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Workers' Compensation: Claimant

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 70% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30% Workers' Compensation: Claimant

First Admitted: 1988, South Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://www.derricklawfirm.com/bio/dirk-j-derrick.cfm

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • The Truth About Your South Carolina Injury Claim
  • 3 Feet From Disaster
  • The Truth About Your South Carolina Workers Compensation Claim
Educational Background:
  • Graduated from Wofford College with a B. A. in Economics., 1982
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Sponsors the annual Run for the Children 5K Race that donates all registration fees to the Children's Mentoring Program of Horry County., 2013
Honors/Awards:
  • Best Lawyers for Workers' Compensation Law, Best Lawyers, 2023
  • Best Lawyers for Workers' Compensation Law, Best Lawyers, 2022
  • Best Lawyers for Workers' Compensation Law, Best Lawyers, 2021
  • Dirk J. Derrick has a lawyer rating of 10.0-Superb on Avvo.com., Avvo 10.0 Rating, Avvo.com, 2021
  • Lexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell's peer review system named the Derrick Law Firm a Top Ten Law Firm for 2015., BV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
  • Award given to Attorney Dirk J. Derrick after receiving more than 3 excellent reviews., Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013

Office location for Dirk J. Derrick

901 Main Street
Conway, SC 29526

Phone: 843-248-7486

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024

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