Derek grew up outside of McMinnville in the hills of Yamhill County. Derek received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Oregon in 2004, majoring in Linguistics and Political Science. After working for a short period of time as an IT Manager and Adjunct Professor, Derek attended Law School at Willamette University College of Law. Derek received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence Degree from Willamette in 2012 completing a certificate in dispute resolution. In law school Derek focused on negotiations, placing 1st in the 2010 Willamette Law Negotiations Competition. Derek worked as a certified law clerk for the Marion County District Attorney Family Support Division during law school. After law school Derek began working as a law clerk for Daryl Garrettson before becoming an Associate.
Area of practice
Fenrich & Gallagher, PC practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.
Representing Public Sector And Public Safety Labor Organizations
Including Law Enforcement
Emergency Communications And Public Safety Support Labor Organizations