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Oct. 24, 2018 – Empower DFW 2018

Join DFW entrepreneurs at the 2018 Empower DFW Conference Wed., October 24th from 4:00PM – 8:00PM.  The purpose of this conference is to Uplift, Educate and Motivate aspiring and new minority entrepreneurs in the city of Dallas and Ft. Worth.. Alia Adkins-Derrick, along with other keynote speakers, will offer practical tips, tools, and strategies business owners can use to help create, form, and

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Alia Adkins Speaks to Business Owners at the 2018 Business & Legislative Summit held at Mountain View College.

Alia Adkins leads clients and litigation team to victory

Alia Adkins leads clients and litigation team to victory. As lead counsel in a highly contentious multi-defendant fraud, conspiracy, and conversion lawsuit, Ms. Adkins’ solid litigation strategy and fierce oral and written advocacy defeated multiple summary judgments and resulted in a much deserved favorable judgment and settlement for clients.

Alia Adkins-Derrick named a finalist for the 2018 Immigrant Journey Awards.

The award honors exceptional immigrants and advocates for the immigrant community! Alia was nominated for the Immigrant Advocate Award by one of her business clients who was impressed by Alia’s zealous courtroom oral advocacy. Finalists will be recognized and award winners from each category will be announced at the June 2018 Immigrant Journey Awards Gala

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Voyage Dallas’ Inspiring Stories series features firm founder Alia Adkins-Derrick in its June 2018 Central Dallas collection.

Voyage Dallas is an online publication that discovers and features “hidden gems” from around the Dallas-Fort Worth area and tells their inspiring stories. Check out the inspiring story of the firm’s founder and how Derrick Law, PLLC came to be.

Alia Adkins-Derrick Speaks at 2018 EmPower Dallas Entrepreneur’s Summit held at The DEC.

SBDC Invites Alia Adkins-Derrick to Speak at Business Wake Up Call Series (Apr. 26, 2018).

Ms. Adkins-Derrick discussed effective contract drafting to help ensure business survival in the midst of legal conflict.

The High Cost of NDAs in the Age of #MeToo: What Every Employer Must Know About the New Tax Law.

Last year, the use of non-disclosure provisions and agreements (“NDA”) in the workplace came under fire since, according to proponents of the #MeToo movement, their unintended effect in the settlement of sexual harassment and abuse claims was to silence victims and enable serial harassers to strike again and again. In response, federal legislators included a

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Alia Adkins-Derrick Speaks at 2018 Greenhouse Lecture Series (Mar. 31, 2018)

Texas Extends Leave Rights to Foster Parents: Is Your Company in Compliance?

A notable leave law, that was enacted by Texas lawmakers in the 85th legislative session, extends leave to a category of parents who previously were not expressly covered —foster parents. Under the new law, which can be found at Section 21.0595 of the Texas Labor Code, Texas employers who have a leave policy that allows

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