Derek M. Johnson
Derek is an attorney with the law firm of Bellock & Coogan, Ltd. Derek joined Bellock & Coogan, Ltd in 2014. Prior to joining the firm, Derek graduated with distinction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2002. In 2007, Derek received his law degree with Honors from the Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Derek began his legal career in 2007 at a mid-sized suburban law firm where he worked on a wide range of litigation and transactional matters, including trusts and estate planning, corporate transactions and litigation, general commercial litigation, and commercial and residential real estate transactions and litigation. As time passed and Derek gained a wide range of legal experience, Derek realized his passion lay in the areas of trusts and estate planning and corporate law. In 2014, Derek joined Bellock & Coogan, Ltd. to devote his legal career to trusts and estate planning, corporate law, and other related areas.
In his free time, Derek enjoys exercising, reading, exploring new music and movies, and spending time with his family and friends. Derek and his wife have a young son who seems to have an endless amount of energy and has quite the T-Ball swing, and a young daughter whose smile and laugh melts their hearts.
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Past Employment Positions: Rathje & Woodward, LLC, Associate Attorney, 2007 - 2014