Derrick is a 1999 graduate from East Carter High School, 2003 graduate from Morehead State University and a 2006 graduate of Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky university.
Derrick served as a clerk for Judge Marc Rosen for one year prior to practicing criminal law and family law in Boyd County, Kentucky. He fulfilled his lifelong dream to return to Carter County, Kentucky and provide quality representation to Carter, Elliott, Morgan and other surrounding counties.
Derrick built The Willis Law Office from the ground up as a solo-practitioner. He now represents Grayson Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, City of Olive Hill, Rattlesnake Ridge Water District, and a busy civil practice primarily involving family law. Derrick has also represented the citizens of Carter, Elliott and Morgan Counties as Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for 10 years.
There are many law firms, but our numbers prove we have a good thing going here at Derrick Willis Law. We respect our clients and they respect us, and that is what sets our company apart from others.
If you have questions regarding our firm, you should give us a call. We will do everything possible to make sure we are the right fit for your case.
We believe all legal cases are equally important, especially for the individual client.
Our help is needed in both good and bad situations in life, and we do whatever we can to make all cases a good experience no matter the subject.
Areas of Practice
Family law is the branch of law that deals with matters relating to the family, such as divorce and child custody.
Municipal law is the national, domestic, or internal law of a sovereign state.
Corporate law is the body of law governing the rights, relations, and conduct of persons, companies, organizations and businesses.
The system of law concerned with private relations between members of a community rather than criminal, military, or religious affairs.
An estate, in common law, is the net worth of a person at any point in time alive or dead. It is the sum of a person's assets – legal rights, interests and entitlements to property of any kind
“Lex prospicit not respicit - The law looks forward, not backward”