As a Partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC, Derrick Hogan, Esq. primarily focuses his practice on criminal defense and heads the Firm’s Criminal Practice in its Albany Office. With more than 10 years of experience in the area of Criminal Defense, Derrick has represented clients facing all types of criminal charges, at both the State and Federal level, ranging from simple traffic infractions to complex murder cases. Derrick provides a wealth of trial experience, including, but not limited to, cases involving high-level charges such as robbery, burglary and various sex offenses. Derrick’s practice also extends to defending criminal charges in Federal Court, most notably, a case involving espionage that garnered widespread national media attention and became a hot topic of discussion during the 2016 Presidential Election.
Derrick’s legal knowledge also extends to multiple practice areas throughout Tully Rinckey PLLC, due in part to his previous role as a Client Relations Attorney. In this position, Derrick oversaw the operations of the Firm’s Client Relations Department and provided legal assistance to potential new clients. Derrick assisted these potential new clients with preliminary legal inquiries while providing them with appropriate guidance.
In 2009, Derrick was featured as an “Up and Comer” by the Times Union. He originally joined the Firm as a law clerk, and prior to joining Tully Rinckey PLLC, Derrick served as an intern for the Schenectady County Attorney’s Office, where his work focused on family court cases. Derrick also was a legal aide in the Litigation Bureau of the New York State Attorney General’s Office, where he dealt with lawsuits filed against the State by prisoners. He also handled cases concerning retaliation and discrimination in the workplace.
Derrick obtained his law degree from Albany Law School and a bachelor of arts degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
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