OWZW is pleased to announce that Ron is returning to private practice. Ron articled at OWZW before briefly joining Public Prosecutions. Ron is excited to return to a general practice and looks forward to working with his past clients and meeting new clients.

After more than 45 years of practice, Robert (Bob) Waller has retired from OWZW Lawyers LLP effective December 31, 2022. Bob was called to the Saskatchewan bar in 1976 and is one of the founding partners of OWZW Lawyers LLP. Bob practised with the Firm’s Credit Union, Labour, Employment, and Business Law Teams, working with many credit unions and private businesses over the years.

OWZW LLP congratulates Bob on his well-deserved retirement and wishes him all the very best.

Patricia Quaroni, Q.C. has retired from the partnership of OWZW Lawyers effective December 31, 2020.

Pat was called to the Saskatchewan Bar in 1988 and joined the OWZW partnership in 1993. Throughout her accomplished career Pat practiced with the firm’s Credit Union, Employment, Real Estate and Debt Recovery & Insolvency Law teams. Her practice primarily focussed on credit unions and SaskCentral, which work included drafting periodic Lending Information Bulletins for distribution throughout the Saskatchewan credit union system and authoring both the Credit Union Lending Security Guide and the Credit Union Account Opening and Deposit Documentation Manual.

Pat has been a valued partner and member of OWZW Lawyers for many years, and we wish her the best!

Christine Hansen-Chad has been appointed the president of the Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers’ Association. The Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association (STLA) is a non-profit voluntary legal association with a mandate to protect rights, ensure access to the courts, and maintain the highest of standards in legal education.

We are proud to announce that Kelsey Kreklewich has successfully passed the CPLED course. She has a couple months left in her articling year before she becomes a lawyer. After that, Kelsey will maintain a general practice at OWZW.

All of us at OWZW mourn the passing of our friend and colleague, Victor P. Dietz, Q.C., on February 13, 2017. Please click the Read More link to access links to the Law Society of Saskatchewan’s notice.

Read More

OWZW congratulates Perry Erhardt QC. on being appointed as the President of the Law Society of Saskatchewan for the 2016 year. The Law Society governs the legal profession in Saskatchewan by upholding high standards of competence and integrity in the interests of the public. Perry began serving as a bencher of the Law Society on January 1, 2013 and has previously served as Chair of the Discipline Executive and Governance Review Committees.

Congratulations Perry on this prestigious appointment!

OWZW congratulates Lindsay Oliver on being elected as President of the Regina Bar Association for the 2015-2016 year. Lindsay has been on the RBA Board since 2011 and is looking forward to taking on this leadership position.

OWZW congratulates Bob Waller on winning the 2015 Saskatchewan Masters Curling Championship. Bob played third on skip Bill Weppler’s team, and the team will now advance to the National Championship to be held on March 30 – April 5, 2015 in Whitehorse, Yukon.

Best of luck at Nationals Bob!

OWZW wishes to acknowledge and congratulate Perry D. Erhardt on his recent election as Vice-President of the Law Society of Saskatchewan for 2015. Perry began serving as a bencher of the Law Society on January 1, 2013. Last year, he served as Chair of the Discipline Executive and Chair of Goverance Review, and was a member of the the Access to Legal Services and Libraries Review Committees.