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.

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OWZW has been voted Best Law Firm by the readers of Prairie Dog magazine, in its annual Best of Regina reader’s poll and contest. Prairie Dog will be announcing all of the winners and runners-up in a special 20 page section of its November 12, 2015 issue.

The lawyers and employees in our office raised money for the United Way GenNext Group’s “Cookie Walk”. OWZW purchased enough cookies to be declared the ‘top cookie buying law firm’. Proceeds from the United Way’s Cookie Walk will be used to build literacy kits for early childhood development programs in Regina.

OWZW is pleased to congratulate Jenna Kraushaar, who has successfully completed her articles and has been called to the Bar in Saskatchewan. Jenna will maintain a general practice as an associate with OWZW.

OWZW’s very own Nemo Datsyuks are once again participating in the annual Shooting Stars Foundation Sticks on Rose Street Hockey Classic. For the second consecutive year, OWZW was a Top 5 fundraiser for the event and was able to participate in 104.9 The Wolf’s Entry Draft live on the air.

The Nemo Datsyuks will be joined this year by Jordan Eberle of the Edmonton Oilers! Funds raised from this year’s tournament will be going to the Saskatchewan Brain Injury Association and OWZW is proud to support this local charity.

OWZW is a proud sponsor of Pride Week, which is from June 15-21 2015. Check out www.queencitypride.ca for more details on the numerous events in Regina.

Celebrate this exciting week of festivities. Be you and be proud.

OWZW is pleased to announce that Meghan Vanderkuur has commenced articling with our firm. Please check out the Our Team section of the website for more information, or contact Meghan.

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!

Christine Hansen-Chad has become the newest partner at OWZW, effective January 1, 2015. Christine joined OWZW in 2004 and currently her practice spans a broad range of family law as well as civil litigation, employment law, labour law and wills and estates.

OWZW congratulates Christine on her achievement and welcomes her into the partnership.

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.