Allen & Allen congratulates attorney Derrick L. Walker on his recent completion of the 2018 American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Leadership Academy. The AAJ is the leading plaintiff’s trial attorney organization in the country advocating for the preservation of the civil justice system.
The Leadership Academy is an intensive program that provides its members the skills and techniques necessary for exemplary leadership in the legal community, the AAJ, the State Trial Lawyer Associations and beyond. Derrick was one of only 16 attorneys selected nationwide to participate in the program, and the only attorney selected from Virginia.
According to Allen & Allen President, Edward L. Allen, it was a well-deserved honor.
“During his time at the Allen Law Firm, Derrick Walker has emerged as a strong leader and mentor. We couldn’t be more proud of his participation in the 2018 AAJ Leadership Academy, and we look forward to working alongside Derrick as he puts these added skills into practice both in and out of the courtroom,” said Allen.
An attorney at the Allen Law Firm since 2015, Derrick is regarded as a leader in the legal community. He enjoys an impressive record of courtroom success, and has represented clients in a wide range of federal and state court cases. In addition to participating in the Leadership Academy, Derrick is the immediate Past Chair of AAJ’s Minority Caucus. He is also a member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association’s Executive Council serving as the organization’s Parliamentarian.