Damon Derrick - General Counsel Damon Derrick is the General Counsel for Stephen F. Austin State University. He joined the office as a staff attorney in 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. Damon graduated cum laude with his law degree from the University of Mississippi. He enjoys domestic and international travel, collegiate sports, and attending SFA events that showcase the talents of its students.