TDS is always looking for great lawyers to join our firm

published 08/25/2022

Career Information

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining our team, please forward your cover letters and resumes to:

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
1700 – 242 Hargrave Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0V1
Attention: Nancy Bjornson

We thank all lawyers who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted..

With Manitoba roots that run more than 130 years deep, TDS has long been recognized as a leading full-service law firm dedicated to serving clients and delivering high quality work. We have over 110 lawyers practising in 25+ service areas and are constantly looking to grow our team.

Our firm offers the opportunity for challenging work with endless possibilities for professional growth by providing a full spectrum of legal services to do business. TDS is also the exclusive member firm in Manitoba for Lex Mundi – the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries worldwide. As part of the Lex Mundi global network, TDS lawyers can work with more than 21,000 lawyers around the world.

Everyone at TDS believes that collaboration is essential to providing outstanding professional service, and our collegial workplace fosters greater teamwork, responsiveness, and communication, providing better results for clients. 

Commitment to Diversity

One of our firm’s Core Values is that we value diversity and strive to reflect the communities we serve. In that regard, we encourage candidates who identify as an Indigenous person, a visible minority, a person with a disability, and/or a member of the LGBTQ2S* community to apply. We also welcome you to self-identify their membership in these groups if you wish to do so.

If you feel your core values connect with ours, we want to hear from you.



Everything we do will be done with integrity and we will do everything we can to support a high standard of ethical behaviour;

Good Corporate Citizenship

We will do our part to be a good corporate citizen that is mindful of its responsibility to make a positive contribution to Manitoba and Canada;


We will treat everyone we deal with fairly, including the people who work here;

Mentorship and Training

We will be true to our obligation to mentor and train those who work here;


We want to work in an atmosphere of collegiality and are committed to promoting a respectful work environment;

Value our History 

We will celebrate the history of our firm and see ourselves as trustees and stewards of that legacy which forms the foundation for planning our future;


We value diversity and will strive to reflect the communities we serve;

Community Minded 

We will be engaged in the communities in which we live and work. Across our ten Manitoba offices, and our Saskatchewan office, we give back and are mindful of the responsibility to make a positive contribution to our local communities. Learn more here;

Client Focused Work

We will strive to deliver work product that is of a quality we can be proud of and that meet our clients needs and we will have in place the necessary tools to support that;

Invested in Success 

We value hard work, participation in legal organizations, and maximizing our profitability, but we will be a workplace that can reasonably accommodate the various stages of people’ lives and careers and special needs that may arise;