Derek A. Colvin

Waldrop & COlvin

About Derek A. Colvin

Derek Colvin is a graduate of Penn State Law and Old Dominion University. He started his legal career in public service as a prosecuting attorney from 2009 through 2021. Derek gained extensive experience as a trial lawyer and earned a reputation as a tough but fair prosecutor. In 2022, he joined John Allen Waldrop in the legal department of an umbrella franchise company. By working with business executives under the mentorship of John Allen, he quickly developed a passion for business law. In forming Waldrop & Colvin, Derek took the final step in merging his own entrepreneurial aspirations with his passion for business and litigation. As a seasoned litigator focused on thinking critically and communicating effectively, Derek is well-suited to advise and protect your business as an independent owner, franchisor, or franchisee.


Work experience

Waldrop & COlvin
Partner | Jun 2022 - Present


Pennsylvania State University
Juris Doctorate | Aug 2006 - May 2009
Old Dominion University
Bachelors Degree | Aug 2002 - May 2006


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