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Derrick George

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Attorney and Counselor at Law

Location: Birmingham, Michigan

Phone: 248-470-4300
Fax: 248-381-8894

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Over the last decade, Derrick George, Attorney & Counselor at Law, has served hundreds of individuals and business owners in the Metro-Detroit area, helping them deal with a broad variety of legal matters. He has won hundreds of cases for his clients, working with them closely to develop strategies to manage tough issues in the world of business and personal life.

Education & Experience

Attorney Derrick E. George was first licensed to practice law in Michigan, in 2006. He has an excellent educational background, starting when he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1997, James Madison College at Michigan State University. He followed this up with a Master of Science Degree from Columbia University, and then graduated from the University of Denver College of Law in 2005 with a Juris Doctor Law Degree.

His background in business, prior to attending law school, includes management of large investment funds in New York City and media experience with ABC World News Tonight, Nightline and 20/20. While in Colorado, Attorney George served as a judicial law clerk for two major judges, and did contract legal work with high level U.S. Fortune 500 companies.

Following graduation from law school, Attorney George returned to Michigan, where he opened his private law practice in Birmingham, MI. He provides legal services to people primarily from the nearby areas of Oakland County, Macomb County and Wayne County. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Oakland County Bar Association, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan

Education

  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado Juris Doctor - 2005
  • Columbia University, New York, New York Master of Science - 2000
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan Bachelor of Arts - 1997

Honors and Awards

  • Vice Provost Law Scholarship
  • American Bar Association Fellowship

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Oakland County Bar Association , Member
  • State Bar of Michigan , Member
  • American Bar Association , Member
  • Federal Bar Association , Member
  • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (CDAM)
  • Michigan State Appellate Defender

Recent Blog Posts

Recommendations

  • WOULD DEFINITELY RECOMMEND!

    I was in a legally binding lease and I felt stuck in a living situation that made me uncomfortable and my landlord gave me no options to get out of it. I went To Derrick George to see what course of action I could take and after he combed through my lease in detail he was able to identify multipl...
  • GREAT DUI LAWYER!

    Derrick was amazing! I highly recommend him as your lawyer. If your looking for a lawyer that will get you the absolute best possible out come. Derrick is your guy! Better yet, he's the "go to guy" In your situation, you probably feel speechless, lost, or even just wondering how your going to get...
  • REV. DR. ROTHELL JAMERSON

    After talking with Mr. Derrick George twice over the telephone I went to his office to see him an hired and paid him the very same day. Mr. George was very professional he was very well versed with the laws for my case. He also had my wife and I laughing so much to get our minds off of what was a...
  • I WOULDN'T GO WITH ANYONE ELSE

    I retained mr. George. I did something stupid and didn't know how to get myself out of this mess and the charges it resulted in. Mr. George guided me through the steps of what needed to be done and without laying that ground work I would not have ended up with such a detailed plan of action. I ap...
  • CAN'T SAY ENOUGH!

    I COULD NOT HAVE EXPECTED A BETTER OUTCOME! No jail and only paid a fine! I was facing serious Jail time for a DUI, Marijuana Drug Charges and a Criminal Domestic Violence Offense. and Derrick was quick, honest, direct, and professional. I felt like Derrick analyzed all the different angles to my...
  • HIRE THE BEST DUI LAWYER!

    I had a very complicated high BAC DUI/OWI case in 52-4 District Court in Troy. Because I don't technically live in this country, but I work in it for Chrysler Mr. George had absolute knowledge of how to proceed with my case and had a plan put together after the first time we met. Aside from that ...
  • BEST OF THE BEST

    If you've gotten into trouble this is the man you want on your side. The moment I walked out of our consultation I felt the biggest weight lifted off of my shoulders. He said he could keep my charge off my record and he followed through with that promise.
  • DUI WIZARD. MADE IT DISAPPEAR

    When you're worried about the right attorney to trust with your future, this is the guy you want going up to bat for you. Derrick, commanding a powerful personality, is a pleasure to interact with and his knowledge and experience of criminal defense, carries in to an air of confidence in the cour...
  • GOT ME MY MONEY!

    I tried 3 other attorney before Attorney George, and Attorney George was the only one that could got me my money! Not only that, he got the entire collection done within less than one week. Saw Attorney George on Friday and the construction settlement agreement against the General Contractor for ...
  • GREAT WORK

    I had a case where my brother and I were unfairly charged for assault. I had the good sense to hire an attorney that I'd heard was well-versed in the Novi courts and had a lot of experience with the judges there and it was completely the right decision. Derrick was able to get the case dropped in...
  • BEST MICHIGAN DUI LAWYER

    Simply the best DUI lawyer in Michigan. As a concerned parent getting a late night call from the police saying that your son was just pulled over on his second offense. Attorney Derrick George got the case dismissed on a motion for lack of probable cause by the police. Most intelligent, intense, ...
  • GREAT LAWYER! GREAT STAFF! AWESOME OFFICE!

    I consulted Derrick George Pretty much the best lawyer in town really sweet office, kind stuff. Derrick George is a fantastic attorney, feels like I'm just chatting with one of the guys. Not to mention he can make any problem disappear! Great dude! Cool office! Awesome staff! 10/10 would recommend!
  • HIRE THE BEST..

    I had a DUI situation that was a little different because I don't live in Michigan but got pulled over in this state. Troy to be exact, which I've heard is extremely strict and punitive about DUIs. I was nervous about what I was looking at as a worst-case scenario. I couldn't afford to be detaine...
  • TRAFFIC INCIDENT

    I was in a traffic accident this past summer and I was so worried my points were going to impact my insurance policy. From the consultation and everything after, Derrick was on top of everything, easing all my nerves. He let me know exactly what he needed from me and then took care of everything....
  • MOST DEDICATED LAWYER I'VE EVER MET

    I was in a very complicated situation. I called many lawyers and was not getting the answer I was looking for. Everyone told me I would have to live with my charges until I met with Mr.George. He was with me every step of the way and answered every question and complaint thoroughly. He was the on...
  • HONEST, KNOWLEDGEABLE AND KIND

    Child custody disputes are emotionally and financially draining. The average person has no idea of what to expect during this trying process. I am that person. Derrick was honest, knowledgeable and kind. He truly listened to my never ending list of concerns and addressed them with kindness. He fi...
  • DUI ATTORNEY

    Exceptional representation at a very reasonable expense with results that exceed expectations. Derrick is extremely efficient, intelligent and compassionate. He will work with you and fight for you. The entire staff is competent and accomplished. You won't find a better attorney anywhere.
  • COMPASSIONATE AND CARING, KNOWLEDGEABLE AND EXPERIENCED

    I can't say enough of how at ease I felt with Mr. George. He is a caring, compassionate attorney who truly desires to help his clients. His knowledge and experience made me feel very secure with my situation. He gave me sound advice and I highly recommend him for family law services
  • EXCELLENT ATTORNEY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

    Derrick was excellent and did a amazing job in my case. Derrick went adobe and beyond any attorney I have ever had. Im grateful as he saved me from getting charged for a crime I did not commit! Thank you!
  • DUI

    It was hard to explain the situation I was in but had a most bizarre days before I got a lawyer like derrick backing me with my case gave me so confidence with helping overcome the problem which I shouldn't be involved or never will I and the way he tries to solve the issue with regards from all ...
  • GREAT!

    Besided helping me with my dui, derrick has been very helpful regarding business.I thought my life was over and the guy saved me.
  • CLIENT

    He was on point and amazing with how quickly and effectively he understood my situation. He then handled the opposing counsel so well that the process was far more helpful to me than I could have imagined.
  • EMBEZZLEMENT CHARGE DISMISSED!

    I was charged for embezzlement because of a mistake I made. I was stressed out and panicking constantly because I had no idea how to handle this or what would happen. When I retained Mr. George, he knew exactly what to do and he kept me informed of everything he was doing. He worked with detectiv...
  • PROFESSIONAL, KNOWLEDGEABLE, RELIABLE, AND RELATABLE! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

    Mr. George represented me for a traffic case where I was speeding 25MPH over the posted speed limit on my way to Michigan State University. Mr. George was extremely diligent and was in constant contact with both me and the court and Prosecutor. This ensured me that he was on top of my case, which...
  • HIRE THE BEST!

    Attorney Derrick George handled a complex OWI for my son with a hit and run traffic accident. We were pleased with the outcome and would hire him again!
  • BEST LAWYER HANDS DOWN!!

    Best lawyer I have ever come across and his communication skill are definitely without a doubt unmatched. He worked very hard on my case looking at all the options possible instead of just trying to take he easy way out and cop out. Prices are great and if you are in the market for a lawyer he is...
  • DERRICK THE MAN!

    Always on time. Very professional, derrick is an expert in dui type cases! I would definitely recommend him!
  • BEST LAWYER HANDS DOWN!

    I hired Derrick George for a legal consultation. Derrick made me feel very confident. One thing that I love about him is that he's a fighter. He will fight for his client and I put all of my trust into Attorney Derrick George. He is very progressional and he tells you like it is. I didn't want an...
  • ATTORNEY EXPERIENCE

    Mr. George went above and beyond with my legal matter and used his past experience and his resources both in law and as a business owner to determine the best course of action for me. I immediately knew that he was not a person who was going to ask for just basic information and pre-judge my situ...
  • ROYAL OAK DRUG CHARGE FELONY...REDUCED!

    Derrick was completely frank and honest with the situation. He had a plan and specific steps that needed to be taken for this case. There were several mitigating circumstances that had to be addressed in order for the best possible outcome. What really impressed me was his passion and compassion ...
  • OUTSTANDING ATTORNEY EXPERIENCE

    Attorney George helped me through the process of my court date at the 50th District Court in Pontiac, MI where I was accused of doing something bad to a police officer where I got charged for Obstructing and Resisting Arrest. I could have faced allot of Penalties and Jail time facing Felony Charg...
  • EXCELLENT ATTORNEY

    Attorney George's analytical ability and years of experience enable him to provide thoughtful, thorough, and, most importantly, practical legal advice regarding a wide variety of civil and criminal legal issues. He listens carefully to client questions and comments and he responds quickly and cle...

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