A. Derek Folds

Phone:  (352) 372-1282
Fax:  (352) 375-9960
Email:  derek@foldsandwalker.com


  • Family Law
  • Appeals


Ms. Folds primarily focuses her practice in the field of family law.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Folds worked as a deputy clerk at the Alachua County Clerk’s Office for over 5 years in the official records, criminal trials, and felony divisions.  While in law school, she worked as a law clerk for Creed & Gowdy, P.A., a boutique appellate law firm in Jacksonville, Florida.  Subsequent to law school, Ms. Folds served as Judge Richard R. Townsend’s judicial assistant in Clay County, Florida.


Ms. Folds is admitted to practice in Florida (2015).


  • Samford University, B.A., 2005

Zeta Tau Alpha

  • Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2014

Pro Bono Honors Student (125+ hours)

Florida Coastal Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor

                        Law Students Against Violence, President

Public Interest Research Bureau, Senior Editor

Book Awards:   Property I

Products Liability – Advanced Legal Writing Requirement


Race and the Law


  • Member, Young Lawyers Division
  • Member, Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association


Ms. Folds was born and raised in Gainesville, Florida to Allison E. Folds, Jr. and Jackie   Folds.  She enjoys spending time with her husband, playing competitive billiards, and doting on her cat, Sammy.