Arkansas Lawyer Derick Allison

Derick Allison

Derick Allison

Arkansas Attorney
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Derick Allison is one of the Arkansas River Valley’s rising stars.  He started his career in the courtroom.  While employed at Sexton & Sanders law firm in Fort Smith, Mr. Allison tried more cases in his first year of practice than many attorneys try in a decade.  He has built on that success while moving his practice to South Sebastian County.

In Greenwood, Derick has built a practice aggressively litigating personal injury claims, divorce and custody cases, and criminal law cases.  Trial courts have singled Mr. Allison out for praise and recognition as a talented litigator.  Mr. Allison has obtained judgments and settlements for his clients totaling millions of dollars.  Mr. Allison has had significant success defending clients at jury trial in felony criminal cases.  His aggressive courtroom style and thorough preparation are assets to the firm’s clients.

Areas of practice

  • Criminal defense
  • Automobile accidents
  • Domestic relations, divorce, adoption and custody
  • Oil and gas litigation
  • Personal injury
  • Probate, trusts and estate planning

Bar admissions

  • Arkansas, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas


  • University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, Bachelor Degree, 2004
  • University of Arkansas Law School at Fayetteville, J.D., 2007
  • University of Arkansas Legal Clinic
  • Washington County Public Defender’s Office, Intern

Professional associations and memberships

  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Sebastian County Bar Association

Honors and awards

  • Recognized as the top rated University of Arkansas Pro Bono Law Student, 2007