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Derek* draws on his graduate studies in communication to develop a winning case and on his many years of public speaking to articulate it persuasively. Derek worked two jobs while attending law school, where he won several course prizes. His determination makes it§ possible to develop solutions for his clients’ legal problems. Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, Derek completed his articles at the Court of Appeal for Ontario, serving as a judicial law clerk. His experience at the Court showed him what it means to be a great advocate and that it is possible to succeed even in the toughest cases. You want Derek on your side. .



Derek Knoke (he/him)

is an associate at Lenczner Slaght.

Derek has a broad civil litigation practice, with a particular focus on appealscommercial litigation and defamation.

He also regularly defends physicians in medical malpractice and professional liability matters.

Derek is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School, where he won several course prizes. Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, Derek served as a judicial law clerk for judges of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

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  • The Advocates' Society

  • Canadian Bar Association

  • Ontario Bar Association - Member-at-Large of the Entertainment and Media Section

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