Derek Ritchie

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Derek Ritchie

San Antonio, TX

Areas of Practice


Wills & Probate

Family - Other


At the Law office of Derek S. Ritchie, we specialize in exclusively practicing Family and Criminal Law.

Derek earned his Law Degree in London, United Kingdom, where he practiced Criminal Law, handling gang related crimes, offenses against a person (Assaults and Battery), sex crimes and violent crimes involving knives and weapons. Derek made his way to the United States and earned his Master of Law Degree from The University of Texas School of Law. During this time Derek worked with the Williamson County District Attorney’s Office, gaining valuable experience on how prosecutors prepare and conduct their investigations for their case. Derek then went on to work for a highly respected Criminal Law Firm here in San Antonio, that handled DWI, Intoxication Manslaughter, Murders and Sex crimes.

Wanting to expand his legal knowledge Derek went on to work for a high-volume Family Law practice gaining a wealth of knowledge in all areas of Family law including Divorce and Separation, Child Custody, Adoption, CPS related cases and Child Support enforcement.

Derek’s passion and fight whether in the courtroom, at mediation or with the opposing attorney is evident. He fights for what his clients deserve and pushes back every time he can. When agreements come to a halt Derek is the one who thinks outside the box to craft and negotiate the deal in his client’s favor. He always has the goal and objective to fight for the best result possible for his client in the quickest amount of time.

Clients know Derek is dedicated to them and meeting their needs. He is available to them every day, including weekends. When his client needs to talk to him most Derek is ready and available to give advice.

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TX State Bar # 24116972



BPP University Law

LLB | 2013

University of Texas

Master of Laws | 2016