His hard work has paid off. Jill DuggarHer husband, PerCk DillardAfter passing the bar exam, he has officially become an attorney!
Derrick, who took the test on February 22 and 23, was among 44 people who “will be certified by the Arkansas Supreme Court clerk for admission as a licensed attorney practicing law in Arkansas.” Arkansas Supreme Court.
Her final hurdle before becoming a fully licensed attorney came about 11 months after she graduated from law school in May 2021.
“Getting ready for graduation!” Jill, 30, wrote in her Instagram story, where 33-year-old Derrick was seen dressing up before a ceremony at the University of Arkansas School of Law. To count Alum took a selfie in a red dress. “So proud of my man!”
Before his May ceremony, Derrick shared his thoughts on his educational journey, sharing a snap of his undergraduate graduation a decade ago.
“My mother reminded me exactly 10 years ago today that I graduated from OSU’s School of Accounting, and tomorrow I will graduate from the UA School of Law,” said the father of two, Israel’s son David, 5, and Samuel Scott, 3. , With Jill, wrote.
Derrick not only yelled at his wife, he also praised his mother in a Mother’s Day post.
“My mother was my biggest supporter at the time, and my wife helped me do it through law school,” he wrote.
“I couldn’t do it without the two of them, and they’re both going to be my biggest supporters,” he added. “Happy Mother’s Day to Jill and my mom!”
“You’re the greatest! So proud of you and excited for tomorrow! Praise the Lord!” Jill commented on her husband’s post.
Derrick’s new position as a certified legal practitioner comes about two weeks after Jill’s brother Josh DuggarHer sentencing hearing for two counts of possession and acceptance of child pornography was postponed for two months after her request.
The hearing, which was originally scheduled for April 5, 2022, will now be held on May 25.
The 34-year-old was arrested and taken into custody in April 2021 after a federal grand jury in Arkansas accused him of “knowingly” obtaining illegal photographs of children under 12. He was convicted in December 2021 of both taking and possessing child pornography and was sentenced to up to 40 years in prison, each carrying a maximum sentence of 20 years.