Derrick Valkenburg Elected Board Treasurer of Junior Achievement of Central Florida


Derrick Valkenburg Elected Board Treasurer of Junior Achievement of Central Florida

Orlando partner Derrick Valkenburg was recently elected as Board Treasurer of Junior Achievement of Central Florida.

An active volunteer with JACF since 2016, Derrick has been a member of JACF’s board of directors for the past several years and served on the Executive Committee. 

Junior Achievement (JA) is the nation's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. Since 1961, JA has helped thousands of students each year prepare for their futures through real-world educational programming. JACF provides educational programing founded on free enterprise and focuses on financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship for students in kindergarten through 12th grades in Central Florida.

About Derrick M. Valkenburg

Derrick M. Valkenburg is a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Orlando office, where he is a member of the Construction Litigation Practice Group. Derrick’s practice focuses on construction, commercial and real property litigation. He often represents developers, contractors, material suppliers, and design professionals in disputes involving construction defect claims, delay claims, construction lien issues, contract disputes, and insurance coverage issues. Derrick also represents clients in the areas of commercial landlord-tenant disputes, real property litigation, insurance litigation, employment law, probate and trust litigation, and e-discovery. He has represented clients through trial in both state and federal court actions. A Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Florida, Derrick has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Central Florida Chapter Associated Builders and Contractors.

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