Derek Bragg

Derek Bragg


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

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

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.

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

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.

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