Derrick R. Good


Mr. Good was born in St. Louis and raised in Jefferson County. He, his wife Wendi, and daughters Aliana and Parker now live in Cedar Hill, Missouri.  He graduated cum laude from Hillsboro High School in 1992.  After attending one year at Southeast Missouri State University, he attended and graduated from Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri with degrees in criminal justice and computer information systems.  At MSSU Mr. Good was active in various student organizations, primarily within the honors program and his fraternity, Kappa Alpha Order.

After graduating from MSSU, Mr. Good returned to the area to attend St. Louis University’s graduate school.  He graduated from SLU earning both a Juris Doctorate and Masters in Business Administration in 2001.  While in graduate school he served in leadership positions in several organizations and represented St. Louis University Law School at the Regional Moot Court Competition.

Mr. Good joined the firm in 2000 as a law clerk and has continued with the firm since he graduated from law school.  Mr. Good is active in the Young Lawyers Association of Jefferson County and is a member of the Jefferson County Bar Association, the Missouri Bar, the American Association of Justice, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, the American Bar Association, the Missouri Republican Attorneys for Civil Justice, and the Republican National Lawyers Association.

Mr. Good is very active in the community, as a founding member and President of the Hillsboro Jaycees, a member of the Northwest Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Board of Directors for the Jefferson County Pregnancy Care Center, Sunny Hill, Inc., and has served on several committees for his local church and for the Jefferson Baptist Association.  He is a member of the High Ridge Elk’s Lodge #2455.    In 2006 Mr. Good was named Catholic Legal Assistance Ministries’ Volunteer of the Year by the Arch Diocese of St. Louis.   He is also active politically, having served as the President of the Jefferson County Republicans and on the Republican Central Committee.  In 2008 he served as a Co-Chair of the Jefferson County Charter Commission.  Also in 2008 Mr. Good was selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers–Rising Stars Edition 2008, an honored reserved for no more than 2.5% of the attorneys in the state.  In 2011 and 2012 he was named to the top 100 lawyers list for the state of Missouri by The National Trial Lawyers Association and to the Top 40 under 40.  In 2012 Mr. Good was bestowed the honor of being inducted into Kappa Alpha Order’s Chiles Province Court of Honor.

Mr. Good concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury law, including wrongful death suits, motor vehicle accidents, probate, general litigation, juvenile law, estate planning, corporate, and business law.

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