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Derrick T. Hogan, Esq.


  • JD Albany Law School
  • BA Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


  • New York



  • Albany NY

Derrick T. Hogan, Esq.

Senior Associate

Derrick is an Associate who focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense. He has represented clients facing an array of criminal charges, including all classifications of misdemeanors and felonies, under New York State’s Penal Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law. Derrick brings to Tully Rinckey PLLC a wealth of legal knowledge in a number of practice areas due to his previous role as Client Relations Attorney. In this position he oversaw the operations of the firm’s Client Relations Department and provided legal assistance to potential new clients. Derrick assisted potential new clients with any preliminary legal inquiries they had and provided them with the appropriate guidance.

Previously, Derrick handled cases for the firm’s Butterbaugh division, which works to restore improperly charged leave for service members. He also worked to help veterans receive monetary compensation resulting from unfair employment practices committed against them. In addition to participating in hearings and engaging in settlement negotiations before the Merit Systems Protection Board, Derrick drafted briefs submitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Derrick has also been featured by the Times Union as an “Up and Comer” in June 2009.

Derrick originally joined the firm as a law clerk in January 2009. Prior to joining Tully Rinckey PLLC, Derrick served as an intern for the Schenectady County Attorney’s Office, where his work was focused on family court cases. He was also a legal aide in the litigation bureau of the New York State Attorney General’s Office. In this position, he dealt with lawsuits filed against the State by prisoners. He also handled cases concerning retaliation and discrimination in the workplace.

Derrick is a native of Rome, N.Y. He attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in history. He then returned to New York to attend Albany Law School. Derrick holds his juris doctorate and has been admitted to the New York State Bar.

An avid sports fan, Derrick remains loyal to his alma mater and strongly supports Virginia Tech football and basketball. He also enjoys golfing.

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