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Derrick Walker

Derrick Walker

Trial Attorney; Allen, Allen, Allen, & Allen, P.C.
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice
  • Virginia
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Summary

Derrick Walker is an accomplished and experienced trial attorney in the Richmond, Virginia office of Allen & Allen. He has a solid track record in a wide array of personal injury matters including multi-million dollar awards in cases involving wrongful death, tractor trailer accidents, traumatic brain injury, and medical malpractice.

Since 2000, Derrick has represented clients in a diverse range of federal and state court cases consistently winning favorable outcomes for his clients at the negotiation table and in the courtroom. Highlights of his achievements include a $4.5 million award in a tractor trailer collision case, a $1.6 million award in a medical malpractice case involving the failure to diagnose renal cell carcinoma, and a $900,000 recovery in a wrongful death case involving a 15-passenger van rollover crash.

Derrick’s analytical approach makes him successful at grasping and tackling the complex medical and legal issues that his cases routinely involve. His approachable and confident nature aids him in effectively presenting complex concepts to judges and juries in order to help them understand what his clients have experienced. Derrick has an “AV” rating (the highest available) from the Martindale Hubbell attorney listing service and was selected as one of the Top 5% of Virginia attorneys by Virginia Super Lawyers in the area of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Practice.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
Additional Practice Areas
  • Wrongful Death
  • Tractor-Trailer Accidents
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Virginia
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U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
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U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
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U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Trial Attorney
Allen, Allen, Allen and Allen, P.C.
- Current
Attorney
Breit Drescher Imprevento & Walker, P.C.
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Education
University of Richmond School of Law
J.D. (2000) | Law
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College of William and Mary
B.A. (1994) | Government
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Awards
Appointed
Virginia Model Jury Instruction Committee
Listed- 2017
Best Lawyers in America
2013-present
Virginia Super Lawyers
Rising Star (2007-2012)
Virginia Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Governor-at-Large
Current
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Virginia State Bar # 46490
Member
Current
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Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Chair - Federal Liaison
Current
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Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Past Chair - Diversity Committee
Current
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Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Past Chair - Fundraising Committee
Current
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Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Past Chair - Membership Committee
Current
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Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Past Chair - Insurance Legislative Subcommittee
Current
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Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Strategic Planning Committee
Current
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Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
VTLA PAC Trustee
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member - Election Committee
Current
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American Association for Justice
Membership Oversight Committee
Current
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Boyd Graves Conference
Attendee
- Current
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American Association for Justice
Minority Caucus Delegate to the AAJ Board of Governors
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American Association for Justice
Virginia Governor to the AAJ Board of Governors
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The Real Low Down on High/Lows, Mary Carter Agreements, and Other Skullduggery
VTLA Journal
Speaking Engagements
Jury Trials 101, Annual Statewide Legal Aid Conference, Norfolk, VA.
Virginia Poverty Law Center
(November 2008)
Habit and Character Evidence, Evidence CLE, Norfolk, VA.
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
(October 2011)
Defense Medical Exam Orders, Jazz Fest Auto Seminar, New Orleans, LA.
American Association for Justice
(April 2011)
Effective Use of Medical Illustrations, May Tort Seminar, Norfolk, VA.
American Association for Justice
(May 2011)
Ethical Use of Social Networking for Trial Lawyers, Nursing Home Litigation Section Seminar, Las Vegas, NV.
American Association for Justice
(October 2011)
Ethical Considerations in Cloud Computing, Winter Convention, Miami, FL.
American Association for Justice
(February 2012)
Ethical Considerations in Cloud Computing, Jazz Fest Seminar, New Orleans, LA.
American Association for Justice
(2012)
Use of Analogies in Closing Argument, Masters of Advocacy Seminar, Norfolk, Va.
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
(2013)
The Family Automobile Policy, Sources of Coverage Seminar, Roanoke, Va.
(2014)
Bread and Butter of Every Legal Practice, Rethinking Your Approach to Discovery and Motions CLE Program: Drafting Persuasive Motions in Limine: Winter Convention, Palm Springs, CA.
American Association for Justice
(2015)
Websites & Blogs
Website
Allen & Allen - Richmond Office Homepage
Blog
Allen & Allen - Law Blog
Contact & Map
Allen & Allen - Richmond Office
1809 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, VA 23230
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 388-1307
Telephone: (804) 353-1200
Fax: (804) 257-7599