Deron Robinson, General Counsel

  • Deron Robinson

    Mr. Deron Robinson began serving as general and legal counsel for the district in January 2020 bringing a wealth of experience as a school attorney.

    From 2016-2019, Mr. Robinson advised Allen ISD on day-to-day legal issues including personnel management, discipline, compliance concerns, family and medical leave and fair labor standards. In addition, he has extensive experience with matters such as contract review and negotiations, purchasing, vendor transactions and liability concerns.

    He has a reputation for providing a vast array of support and training for staff, which he utilizes in frequent presentations across the state on various subjects including student, employment and business issues.

    Mr. Robinson previously practiced law with Walsh Gallegos, PC and Henslee Schwartz, LLP, advising more than 30 school districts in Texas on a variety of legal issues.

    He is a member of the Texas Council of School Attorneys, Texas Association of School Administrators and the Texas Association of School Business Officials.

    Mr. Robinson earned a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Texas A & M University School of Law, formerly known as Texas Wesleyan School of Law. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, licensed to practice in all Texas courts, including Federal District Courts in the Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas.

    He is married to Jessica Robinson, a marketing executive, and they are raising two elementary-aged students in the district.