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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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D Magazine Recognizes Alia Derrick as a 2017 Best Lawyers in Dallas.

D Magazine names Alia Derrick as a “2017 Best Lawyers in Dallas” for Labor & Employment.  According to D Magazine, only 4 percent of Dallas and Collin County attorneys across all specialties receive the honor.  Accordingly, Derrick Law congratulates its 2017 Best Lawyers in Dallas, Alia Derrick!

Super Lawyers Recognizes Alia Derrick as a 2017 Texas Rising Star.

Every year Super Lawyers selects attorneys from all firm sizes and over 70 practice areas throughout the United States on a state-by-state basis. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Texas are named to the Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list. For the second consecutive year, Super Lawyers has recognized Alia Derrick as a

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Texas Bar College Recognizes Alia Derrick Among Best Trained Attorneys in Texas.

The Texas Bar College recognizes the best trained attorneys in Texas and invites them to join the honorary society of judges and attorneys. Alia Derrick was once again invited to be a member of the College. Derrick Law congratulates its 2017 Texas Bar College member, Alia Derrick!