Meet Your Lawyer

Derek R. Van Gilder

Conveniently Located

Our law office is located on Main Street in historic downtown Bastrop, Texas, just minutes from the state capital of Austin.

Serving Bastrop County

The Law Office of Derek R. Van Gilder proudly serves the people of Bastrop County–including the cities of Bastrop, Smithville, Elgin and Cedar Creek.

We are a general practice law firm, representing clients in various types of legal matters including:

  • Business formation, incorporation, and partnerships
  • Contracts and contract disputes
  • Divorce and family law
  • Copyrights, trademarks and intellectual property
  • Personal injury
  • Oil and gas
  • Probate, wills and trusts
  • Commercial and residential real estate

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We do not charge to speak with an attorney about a potential family case. We do offer formal paid consultation upon request. *all fields required.*Ask Us About Our Military Discount for current and former military and first responders