Voted one of the top Criminal Defense Attorneys in
San Antonio by his peers for 2013 - 2016
(210) 812-2833
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Attorney Derek W. Emmons, P.C.

Attorney with a Proven Track Record. Former Bexar County Assist. District Attorney

Derek W. Emmons is a Criminal Law attorney, owner and founder of The Law Offices of Derek Emmons, P.C. Mr. Emmons is a former assistant District Attorney for Bexar County in the State of Texas. He is fully licensed by the Supreme Court of the State of Texas and the Western District of Texas Federal Court System, which ensures not only a smooth representation in the State Courts, but also in the Federal Courts.

Mr. Emmons is a sensitive and aggressive attorney with vast experience and understanding of the legal system and a great analytical mind to help attain the best resolution of your legal matter. He specializes in representing clients facing an assortment of Misdemeanor and Felony offenses.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1996
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2001

Honors and Awards

  • San Antonio Scene Magazine;
  • S.A. Lawyers, Best of 2014, 2015, 2016 for Criminal Defense


  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • Juris Doctorate – May, 1996
  • University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts cum laude – May, 1993
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Business Administration
    • Minor: Economics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • San Antonio Bar Association
    – November 1, 1999 – Present
  • San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    – December 1, 2001 – Present
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    – December 1, 2001 – Present


  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish

Past Employment Positions

  • Bexar County in the State of Texas, Former Assistant District Attorney
  • Law Office of Thomas A. Vaughn, PC, Litigation Attorney