Derek Frenette

Class of 2011-2012

Derek Frenette is a Partner at Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP (“Alexander Holburn”). At Alexander Holburn, Frenette’s practice is largely litigation focused with a concentration in wills and estates, employment, and commercial law. Frenette works alongside numerous teams at Alexander Holburn, ranging from the Wills, Estates, and Trusts team to the Intellectual Property and Technology working group. Over the course of his practice Frenette has appeared before the British Columbia Supreme Court, the British Columbia Provincial Court, and a variety of administrative tribunals.

Frenette is a graduate of the 2012 JD class from the law school at UBC. Prior to attending law school, Frenette received both a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Arts from Simon Fraser University in 2003 and 2005 respectively. He was admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 2013.

Apart from representing a wide variety of clients in a similarly diverse range of legal fields, Frenette also frequently publishes through Alexander Holburn’s firm blog. His contributions range from the intricacies of custody in succession cases to the interplay between trademarks and craft beer.