A. Derek Folds

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

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Family Law
  • Appeals

EXPERIENCE

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.

BAR ADMISSIONS

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

EDUCATION

  • 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

Remedies

Race and the Law

AFFILIATIONS

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

PERSONAL

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

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