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Derek J. King

Derek J. King

The Law Office of Derek J. King
  • Criminal Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence ...
  • California
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Mr. King began his legal career with the Sacramento County Public Defender's Office as a California State Bar Certified Law Student. He has defended juveniles during Sacramento County Juvenile Court detention hearings, assisted psychiatric patients placed on Conservatorship holds, and represented in-custody and out-of-custody clients during Sacramento Superior Court misdemeanor arraignments. Mr. King twice earned academic honors for his internship work at the Sacramento County Public Defender's Office.

After graduation, Mr. King served as a Law Clerk and Deputy District Attorney in Del Norte County where he prosecuted felony and misdemeanor juvenile cases. As a prosecutor, Mr. King conducted approximately fifty juvenile contested hearings, a domestic violence jury trial, prepared, submitted, and regularly argued criminal memoranda in Del Norte County Superior Court, and successfully negotiated multiple plea bargains with defense counsel. He has won felony and misdemeanor convictions for offenses such as Robbery, Burglary, Theft, Resisting Arrest, Assault and Battery, Vandalism, Drug Use, Drug Possession, Drug Sales, and Driving Under the Influence.

In addition, Mr. King has researched and prepared civil rights memoranda for submission to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, and litigated construction, contract, fraud, and internet libel matters.

Since opening his own practice, Mr. King now appears in the Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, Yuba, Nevada, Alameda, El Dorado, San Joaquin, and Solano County Courts on DUI, criminal, traffic, juvenile, and family law matters. He has effected dismissals ranging from domestic violence temporary restraining orders to felony conspiracy, and negotiated multiple plea bargains with county prosecutors. In addition, he regularly litigates family law matters ranging from child custody and support to non-contested marital dissolution.

Mr. King is a 2005 graduate of McGeorge School of Law and has been a member of the California State Bar since 2006.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Traffic Offenses
  • Free Consultation
    Flat Fees/No Hourly Billing Practices
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Professional Experience
Owner and Solo Practitioner
The Law Office of Derek J. King
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The Law Office of Derek J. King specializes in Criminal, Juvenile, Traffic, and Family Law matters in the Greater Sacramento and Northern California Area.
Associate Attorney
Herrig & Vogt, LLP
General Civil Litigation.
Law Clerk/Deputy District Attorney
Del Norte County District Attorney's Office
Felony, Misdemeanor, and Juvenile prosecution.
Student Intern
Sacramento County Public Defender's Office
Juvenile Defense, Conservatorships, and Misdemeanor Defense.
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
J.D (2005) | Law
Honors: Sacramento County Public Defender Clinic, Juvenile and Misdemeanor Divisions
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Fitchburg State College
B.S (1993) | History
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Student Internship Honors, Juvenile Division and Misdemeanor Division
Sacramento Public Defender's Office
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 242236
- Current
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Member No. 242236
California State Bar
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The Law Office of Derek J. King
2100 21st Street, Suite B
Sacramento, CA 95818
Telephone: (916) 749-6445
Telephone: (916) 749-6445
Telephone: (916) 749-6445
Telephone: (916) 749-6445