Lawyer (289) 813-2668 [email protected]
Barbara Frederikse is the founder of Frederikse Law in Burlington, Ontario. With over 25 years of legal experience, including 14 spent on Bay Street in Toronto, Barbara brings a wealth of knowledge to the practice of law. She applies a common-sense approach to the law, putting her clients’ interests first, giving practical and cost-effective solutions in real estate, business law, wills and estates and commercial leasing.
Barbara graduated from Brock University prior to attending law school at McGill University in Montreal, where she obtained degrees in both common law and civil law.
Having started her legal career practicing commercial litigation, Barbara appreciates first-hand the pain and suffering that can come from improperly drafted agreements. She uses that experience to educate and guide her clients so that they can make appropriate decisions in their particular circumstance.
Barbara served as the Chair of the Board of Directors for Nelson Youth Centres from 2020-2022, an accredited children’s mental health centre, prior to its amalgamation with ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids). She now sits on the Board of Directors of ROCK. She was formerly the Chair of the Women in Leadership Committee of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce, and a board member of Food4Kids Halton.
Other memberships include the Halton County Law Association, the Hamilton Law Association, the Ontario Bar Association and STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners). In addition, she is mom to her 3 energetic boys and even serves as a leader with the 15th Strathcona Scout Troop; she has spent many a weekend camping with the group! She also acted as the trainer for her eldest son’s hockey team for a number of years before the covid-19 pandemic.
- McGill University – Bachelor of Laws (Common Law)
- McGill University – Bachelor of Laws (Civil Law)
- Called to the Ontario Bar in 1999
- Trust and Estate Practitioner
- Brock University – Bachelor of Arts in Geography and French, with Distinction
- Former Chair of Nelson Youth Centres
- Chair of Women in Leadership Committee with the Burlington Chamber of Commerce
- Member of the Board of Directors of ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids)