D’Erra Jackson

D’Erra is our family law attorney. She has several years of experience handling family law cases and estate matters.

Before joining our firm D’Erra was in her own practice representing clients in Southern Maryland. She also served with several legal aid organizations where she developed the invaluable skill to cultivate positive relationships with clients and counsel them through difficult emotional issues. 

Before going to law school, D’Erra was a paralegal working with wills and estates. She works with Dave Gormley in our wills and estates department.

D’Erra was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, and now lives in Waldorf.

Contact D’Erra

  • Email:  Jackson@SouthernMarylandLaw.com
  • Phone:  301-645-4100 


  • B.A., Bowling Green State University, 2010
  • J.D.,Western Michigan University – Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2016

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Wills
  • Civil Litigation


D’Erra runs and manages a nonprofit mentoring organization that exposes inner city high-school girls to core values the group deems necessary to be productive members of society.