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Society cannot exist without law. Law is the bond of society: that which makes it, that which preserves it and keeps it together. It is, in fact, the essence of civil society.

Joseph P. Bradley

Mustafa Engin Derkunt


+1 (512) 216-7500    

Mustafa is an attorney with more than twenty years of litigation experience across multiple practice areas. In private practice, Mustafa has represented consumer law, criminal law, and employment discrimination.


Professional Experience:

1993 to present Attorney at Law in Austin, Texas
Representing private and N.A.A.C.P. clients (mostly racial minorities and Turks) in the fields of consumer law, criminal law, employment discrimination, immigration, civil rights, and related torts

2019 to present Board Member – Travis Appraisal Review Board in Austin, Texas
Serving on 3- or 5-member Appraisal Review Boards which hold formal hearings to adjudicate Residential & Commercial Property Tax protests

1989 to present Instructor of Economics & Accounting – Hoft Institute in Austin, Texas
Teaching macro- & microeconomic theory, managerial & financial accounting, money & banking, managerial finance, and business law

1989 Research Assistant – Center for Constitutional Rights in New York City
Research on governmental violations of civil liberties
1991 to 1992 University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas
Research for two professors in the fields of employment discrimination and sociology of employment

1981 to 1989 Assistant Professor of Economics —
New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, New York
Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York
William Paterson College in Wayne, New Jersey
Teaching economic theory, money & banking, government & business, and business statistics


University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas
Doctor of Jurisprudence, May 1992
New School for Social Research in New York City
Doctoral Candidate in Political Economy and
Master of Arts in Economics, June 1989
Stanford University in Palo Alto, California
Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and
Master of Science in Operations Research, June 1978
Istanbul Technical University in Istanbul, Turkey
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, June 1975



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