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J.D., Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 2003
- Dean’s Scholar

B.S., Western Kentucky University, 1999
- Regent’s Scholar

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2003
  • State of Ohio, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2011
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The complexities of our world require legal representation that is client-focused and results-driven. No legal issue is identical, and I provide legal solutions tailored to fit my clients’ needs and goals. Innovation, results, and communication are the expectations of my clients, and they receive what they deserve.

Derek practices in Reminger’s Fort Mitchell office. His legal practice focuses on Kentucky workers’ compensation, estate planning/probate, appellate advocacy, criminal defense, real estate, and government legal issues. Derek has tried numerous cases with favorable results over the course of his career, as well as assisted countless individuals with their estate planning and probate needs.

Before joining Reminger, Derek maintained a private practice focusing on civil defense, creditors’ rights, estate planning/probate, real estate, criminal defense and appellate advocacy. Derek also served as the Chief Juvenile prosecutor and an Assistant County Attorney for Campbell County, Kentucky where he protected the welfare of children from abusive caretakers and assisted with municipal civil matters.

Professional Memberships & Community Affiliations

Kentucky Bar Association

Northern Kentucky Bar Association