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.

Lindsay J. Oliver is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Condominium Institute – South Saskatchewan Chapter. The Canadian Condominium Institute is a national, non-profit organization which assists it’s members by providing education, information and awareness of condominium issues across the country.

Tom Waller is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the North American Indigenous Games 2014. The North American Indigenous Games is an international celebration of indigenous youth, sport and culture. It is expected to bring over 6,000 althetes, coaches and supporters from all over North America to Regina in July 2014.