Law Clerk. Derek Dee is in his final year of law school at WMU Cooley Law School, where his academic performance is in the top 20% of his class and where he has earned two jurisprudence awards.  Before joining Keilen Law, Derek worked as a legal intern at the Kalamazoo County Prosecutor’s Office and as an intern for a Personal Injury firm.

Derek completed his undergraduate work at Kalamazoo College, earning honors on his Senior Individualized Project. He earned a graduate degree in teaching from Marygrove College. He has been a high school math teacher for the last 17 years, spending the last eight years at Portage Northern High School. Derek plays soccer and disc golf, and enjoys other outdoor activities as well. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.