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Derk A. Wadas

Derk A. Wadas

  • Criminal Law, White Collar Crime, DUI & DWI
  • Pennsylvania, Texas
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Summary

I have been practicing criminal law and procedure exclusively for the past nineteen years, first as a criminal prosecutor for six years and, as a defense attorney since 2005. I am Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and devote my practice the defense of others. I have been selected as every years since 2017 as a Texas Super Lawyer Criminal Law.
I am a partner at Rosenthal & Wadas in McKinney, the largest criminal defense firm in Collin County.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • DUI & DWI
Additional Practice Area
  • Federal Criminal Defense
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
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Texas
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5th Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
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U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
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U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
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U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Rosenthal & Wadas, P.L.L.C.
- Current
Owner
The Law Office of Derk A. Wadas
- Current
Assistant Criminal District Attorney
Collin County District Attorney's Office
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Deputy State's Attorney
Franklin County State's Attorney's Office
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Education
Vermont Law School
J.D. (1997)
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Wilkes University
B.A. (1994)
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Awards
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2014-2016
Professional Associations
Texas State Bar # 24043330
Member
Current
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Association of Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys
- Current
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Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
member
- Current
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
member
- Current
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Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
President
- Current
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Certifications
Board Certified in Criminal Law
Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
Contact & Map
The Law Office of Derk A. Wadas
The McKinney Green Building
4500 Eldorado Pkwy
#3000
McKinney, TX 75070
USA
Telephone: (972) 369-0577
Fax: (972) 369-0532