Derriyell Roberts-White was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, and currently resides in Dallas, Texas. Growing up, Derriyell recognized the importance of fighting for justice utilizing the law. Derriyell obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a Minor in Sociology from Louisiana State University. After completing her bachelor’s degree, Derriyell decided to attend law school and later enrolled in Loyola University College of Law.
While in Law School, Derriyell served as a staff member of Moot Court, Community Service and Chairwoman of BLSA (Black Law Student Association) and was Gillis Long Poverty Law Center Civil Intern. While attending Loyola, Derriyell also received The Warren E. Mouledoux Professional Responsibility Award. Derriyell graduated from Loyola University College of Law in 2021.
Upon admission to the Texas State Bar in 2021, Derriyell joined the largest law firm in Texas, where she focused on practicing family law. While Derriyell gained invaluable experience working for the Office of the Attorney General, she decided to follow her passion for eradicating injustice and transitioned to personal injury. She has been able to use her advocacy skills to truly make a difference in the lives of so many clients and has successfully represented clients in personal injury matters throughout the state and nation.
When she is not fighting for her clients in the office, Derriyell enjoys reading, traveling and cooking Cajun cuisine.