Derek Hooper, Esq.
Having graduated with distinction in 2003, Derek began his career as an attorney helping developers comply with environmental laws.
For two years, he particularly enjoyed his time interfacing with federal and municipal legal personnel as well as engineering and cultural experts. With a desire to expand his skill set he moved into family law where he has been privileged to help people in the most turbulent of proceedings like divorce and child custody and support. It is not uncommon for clients to comment that they appreciate Derek’s calm demeanor in the midst of emotionally charged and tense court proceedings. He works hard to resolve matters outside court but when necessary he represents his clients in court at hearings, settlement conferences and trials.
Living in the Sacramento area for the last sixteen years, Derek is a husband and father of four. When he is not at the office, you can find him on the sidelines of soccer fields watching his kids play nearly year around and all over the state. His family is active at their church and they especially enjoyed traveling to serve in Honduras and Mexico.
Having practiced law for the better part of a decade, Derek developed skills that enables him to provide an uncommon level of service. His goal is to provide the knowledge, expertise and advocacy throughout your legal experience so that you can focus on the things that are important to you. It would be his privilege to help you with all of your legal needs.