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Les Kirchner

Les Kirchner

Partner

Les practices in the areas of family law and certain estate litigation where it interfaces with family property accounting, seeking committeeship and the passing of accounts in relation to estate management. Les is trained in the collaborative practice and is a member of Collaborative Practice Manitoba. He is a member of a newly forming entity called Family Arbitration and Mediation Law Institute (FAMLI) which will offer Alternate Dispute Resolution services to Manitobans including mediation, arbitration, parenting coaching and other ADR services. Les is also certified in screening for domestic violence.

Receiving his law degree at the University of Manitoba in 2006 following a lengthy career in health care, Les articled with Pitblado in 2006 and received his Call to the Bar in 2007.

He practices in the areas of family law and estate litigation where it interfaces with family property accounting, committeeship and the passing of accounts in relation to estate management.

Education

  • Admitted to the Manitoba Bar, 2007
  • LL.B., University of Manitoba, 2006
  • BScN, University of Victoria, 2003
  • The Diploma of Nursing Program, Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, 1989
  • Member, Family Arbitration and Mediation Law Institute (FAMLI) a newly forming entity in Manitoba that will offer Alternate Dispute Resolution solutions to Manitobans including mediation services , arbitration services, parenting coaching and other ADR services
  • Member, Collaborative Practice Manitoba
  • Certification in Collaborative Practice
  • Certification in Domestic Violence and Screening practices
  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association

 

  • H.I. Corne Prize for the highest standing in Problems in Contract and Tort, 2006
  • D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize for the highest standing in The Limits of the Law, 2006
  • D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize for the highest standing in The Law and Bio-Ethics, 2006
  • D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize for the highest standing in Aboriginal Peoples and Land Claims, 2006
  • D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize for the highest standing in Aboriginal Peoples and The Law, 2006
  • Dean’s Honour List, 2003