Derrek W. Cummings Esq., CPA

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Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Phone:
717-238-5707
866-716-2315 (Toll Free)
Fax: 717-233-8133
Email: E-mail Me

Derrek W. Cummings was raised near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of Moon Area High School. Mr. Cummings earned a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University and his Juris Doctorate from Widener University School of Law. He has been practicing law in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, since 1999, and is a licensed attorney in Pennsylvania and Arizona. Mr. Cummings is also a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Forensic Accountant. He has a wife, Lynn, and a daughter, Emily.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
  • Insurance Litigation and Bad Faith
  • Corporate Representation
  • Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning
  • Employment Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy, 2002
  • Certified Fraud Examiner, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, 2003
  • Certified Forensic Accountant, American College of Forensic Examiners Institute, 2004

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1999
  • Arizona, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2014

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    • Juris Doctor – 1998
    • Honors: Dean’s Honors List
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
    • Bachelor of Science cum laude – 1994
    • Honors: Dean’s Honors List

Classes/Seminars

  • Unclaimed Property, Pennsylvania Treasury Department, 2004 – 2005
  • Workplace Investigations of Sexual Harassment Claims, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American College of Forensic Examiners, Member, Certified Forensic Accountant, 2003 – Present
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Member, Certified Fraud Examiner, 2004 – Present
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy, Certified Public Accountant, 2002 – Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • Certified Public Accountant, 2002

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