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Derek Bragg

Bio 2001 Bryan Street, Suite 1800 Dallas, Texas 75201 (214) 880-1842


  • Northeastern University School of Law, J.D., 2011
  • University of New Hampshire, B.S. 2008 (magna cum laude)

Admitted to Practice

  • State Bar of Texas, 2011
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas


  • Board Certified
  • Family Law
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Awards & Honors

  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys “10 Best” Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Texas for 2016-2019
  • Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • 2016 American Institute of Family Law Attorneys "10 Best" Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Texas
  • 2016 American Institute of Family Law Attorneys Top 10 Family Law Attorney under 40

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Board Member, Family Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association

Practice Description

Mr. Bragg primarily practices family law focusing on issues surrounding divorces, property division, contested custody matters, adoption and termination suits, enforcement and modification of child and property related issues.

Mr. Bragg also represents clients in complex commercial litigation, contract disputes and business torts, as well as represents bankruptcy creditors involved in Chapter 7, 11 and 13.

Representative Experience

Mr. Bragg has represented numerous clients in family law matters in Dallas County, Collin County, Denton County, Tarrant County, Ellis County and Rockwall County. His litigation experience includes modifications of child related issues, contested divorces, marital property division, termination and adoption, child support, paternity, enforcement matters, and possession and access issues.

Mr. Bragg has successfully argued family law issues in front of the Second Court of Appeals.

Publications, Seminars, and Cases

  • Handling Your First (or Next) Termination & Adoption: Presenter and Speaker of “Special Issues” related to Adoptions, Texas Bar CLE, November 2018.
  • Dallas County Family Law Bench Bar: Presenter and Speaker of “Child Custody Evaluator: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly”
  • Authored “The Surcharge of Ad Valorem Property Taxes and BAPCPA”, ABI Journal, April 2013