Bill’s practice is of a general nature, with an emphasis on Cases of Physical and Sexual Abuse, Collaborative Law, Family Law, Real Estate, Wills and Estates, Business Law, Civil Litigation and Mediation.
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts, University of Manitoba, 1964
Bachelor of Laws, University of Manitoba, 1969
Certificate in Mediation, 1997
CALL TO THE BAR: Manitoba, 1970
REPRESENTATIVE CASES/TRANSACTIONS: One of the lead counsel on behalf of former students of Indian Residential Schools in the class action settlement with the Government of Canada and National Churches.
ACHIEVEMENTS: Bill has been selected by his peers to be included in the 2010 and 2011 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada for his work in Aboriginal Law.
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Member of the Board of Lake Winnipeg Foundation
Member of the Board of Falcon Crest Resources Inc.
Former Director of Exchange District Business Improvement Zone
Former Director of the St. James-Assiniboia Focus on Youth Inc.
Former Director of the St. James Canadians Junior Hockey Club
Former Chairperson of Collaborative and Family Law Manitoba
Former Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Addiction Foundation of Manitoba
Former Committee Member of Sturgeon Creek United Church