Bjorn Christianson, K.C.

Lawyer

he/him

Bjorn's practice is focused on transactional matters in the areas of Farm Real Estate, Corporate, Commercial, Estates, Municipal Law, and litigation relating to those matters.

Portage la Prairie / Neepawa
(204) 857-3335

Bjorn Christianson, K.C.

Profile

Bjorn is the managing partner of the Christianson TDS offices in Portage la Prairie, MacGregor and Gladstone, offices which have operated with the Christianson name since 1970. His current practice is focused principally on transactional matters in the areas of Farm Real Estate, Corporate, Commercial, Estates, Municipal Law, and litigation relating to those matters.

Born and raised in and around Westbourne and Portage la Prairie, Bjorn has spent his working career in South Central Manitoba. His clients are the individuals, businesses and institutions who live, work and shape the communities in the area. The concerns his clients bring him involve the acquisition, growth, and protection of their family, farm, and business assets.


Additional Information

Bachelor of Arts (British History) – 1971, University of Winnipeg
LLB – 1974, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba

Manitoba, 1975

Appointed Queen’s Counsel 1985
Life Bencher of the Law Society of Manitoba
Honourary Life Member of the Law Societies of Saskatchewan and Alberta, as well as the Minnesota State Bar Association

Past Leader, Group Committee Chair, and District President of Portage & District Scouting Council
Past Chair of Portage & District Economic Development Forum
Past Chair of Community Foundation of Portage & District
Past President of the Law Society of Manitoba
Past President of the Manitoba Branch of the Canadian Bar Association.

Presentations on various topics to organizations including the Winnipeg Association of Legal Support Staff, the Manitoba Association of Principals, the Manitoba Teachers Society, the Manitoba Association of Municipal Administrators, the Faculty of Law and the Law Society of Manitoba’s CPLED and CLE programs and numerous community groups and organizations.

2015
Manitoba Bar Association Midwinter Conference –
Moderator: Tequila, Handguns and Social Media
Co-Presenter: Knowledge Management for Lawyers: A Conversation

American Bar Association Chicago TechShow 2015
Co-Presenter: How to Select, Implement and Replace Technology
Co-Presenter: Easy and Effective iPad Presentations

2014
Law Society of Manitoba –
Co-Presenter: The Future of Law Practice- How to Prosper in the Future You Didn’t Expect
Western Manitoba Bar Association –
Co-Presenter: Client Management: Instant Pain Relief
Canadian Bar Association Skilled Lawyer Series –
Co-Presenter: Contingency Planning: Preparing for the Unknown

2013
Law Society of Upper Canada Solo & Small Firm Conference –
Co-Presenter: Technology Tools for Your Law Practice
Co-Presenter: Excelling at Client Service with Better Time and Task Management
Co-Presenter: Everything You Wanted to Know about Macs but Were Afraid to Ask
Panel: Stump the Experts
Panel: 60 Tips You Cannot Do Without

2012
Law Society of Upper Canada Solo & Small Firm Conference –
Co-Presenter: Essential Technologies Every Small Firm Should Have
Co-Presenter: Managing Time & Information Overload in a Busy Practice
Panel: Stump the Experts
Panel: 60 Practical Practice Tips in 60 Minutes

2011
Halifax Solo & Small Firm Conference
Presenter: Time Management
Panel: Risk and Practice Management