E. Derick Mendoza


Houston, TX | Liberty, TX

Derick Mendoza has extensive experience in managing property tax collection programs for our Houston-area clients.

From 2006 to 2015, Mr. Mendoza served as an officer in the U.S. Army Reserve Judge Advocate General Corps. In 2011, he was a national finalist for Most Outstanding Army Reserve Junior Officer. He also earned the Army Meritorious Service Medal and Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal.

Mr. Mendoza is an active member of his community maintaining memberships in People Caring for the Community, Inc. and Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity. He is a founding member of the Filipino Young Professionals of Houston. Mr. Mendoza is a Texas Bar Foundation Fellow and the first Filipino American to serve as a Houston Bar Association Ambassador. He also serves as co-chair of the Houston Bar Association Special Olympics Committee.

After receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University-College Station in Business Administration in 1997, Mr. Mendoza earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence at South Texas College of Law-Houston in 2001. He also earned a Professional Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship in 2018 from Stanford University. He was admitted to the Texas Bar in 2002 and to the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas in 2011.