Realtor Derek Lee Joins Florida Justice Center Board of Directors

Realtor Derek Lee Joins Florida Justice Center Board of Directors

Brings decades of real estate and marketing expertise to social justice nonprofit organization.


Fort Lauderdale, FL (March 23, 2020) —

The new legal assistance and pro bono nonprofit organization, Florida Justice Center, announced today the newest addition to its board of directors:  Mr. Derek Lee.  Derek is an experienced real estate advisor and marketing executive.  He comes with a long history of involvement in charitable causes and philanthropy.  Derek will contribute his marketing and real estate expertise in guiding property acquisition and development as well as in helping increase brand awareness for the Florida Justice Center (FLJC).

While currently employed by Compass, a full-service real estate company, Derek continues to follow his passion for helping those in need by serving on the board of Broward House, as well as supporting numerous local charities.  Derek is involved in the local business community and serves on the board of GLBX, Gay & Lesbian Business Exchange of the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce and is a graduate of Leadership Fort Lauderdale.  Derek founded and served as Chief Creative Officer for Exakt Marketing for 12 years.

“I’m excited to be part of such a new and thrilling movement that embraces all people and helps them improve their lives.  I’m passionate about this cause and am enthusiastic to help make the FLJC a powerhouse of change in South Florida,” Derek said.

Although originally from Ohio, Derek has called South Florida home for quite some time.  He lives here with his husband and two dogs.

“Derek is an amazing asset for the Florida Justice Center.  He excels at identifying opportunities and finding creative ways to seize them,” stated Executive Director Jonathan Bleiweiss.

The Florida Justice Center is proud to welcome Mr. Derek Lee to the board of directors.


Florida Justice Center is the state’s only legal aid organization dedicated to helping people with justice-involvement. Authorized by the Florida Supreme Court, FLJC works to lower the effects of an arrest through free and low-cost legal services, as well as connections to community service providers.

With a mission to empower individuals by providing legal support, community education, and removing barriers to success caused by the criminal justice system, FLJC succeeds in helping thousands of individuals each year.