Archives: Team


The Honourable Richard J. Scott
April 2, 2020

The Honourable Richard J. Scott

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Mr. Scott received his Call to the Bar in 1963 and practiced with the firm of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman, as it is now called, until his appointment to the Court of Queen’s Bench on June 28, 1985, quickly rising to the position of Associate Chief Justice on October 4, 1985. On July 31, 1990, Mr. […]

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Ryan Nerbas
April 1, 2020

Ryan Nerbas

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Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Ryan obtained his law degree from the University of Manitoba in 2019. During his time in law school, Ryan was named a Pitblado Scholar and received course awards for highest standing in Torts and Compensation Systems and Advanced Advocacy, and completed a semester of study abroad in Hong Kong. […]

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Melanie Wire
March 31, 2020

Melanie Wire

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Melanie received her law degree from Robson Hall at the University of Manitoba in 2017. She was called to the bar in 2018 and practiced at a boutique criminal defence firm before joining Hill Sokalski Walsh in January 2020. She has appeared before all levels of court in Manitoba. During her time in law school, […]

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Kelsey McIntyre
August 28, 2019

Kelsey McIntyre

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Kelsey obtained her Juris Doctor from the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia in 2016. She was called to both the British Columbia and Manitoba bars in 2017 During her time in law school, Kelsey volunteered for the UBC Law Review and provided free legal advice through the Law […]

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Brett A. Steidl
March 5, 2018

Brett A. Steidl

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Brett obtained his Bachelor of Science from the University of Manitoba in 2008 and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Manitoba in 2013. Brett began his articles with another Winnipeg firm before joining Hill Sokalski Walsh Trippier in March 2014 prior to receiving his Call to the Bar in June. During his time […]

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Kevin D. Toyne
March 5, 2018

Kevin D. Toyne

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Kevin is an experienced civil and appellate litigator. His diverse practice includes administrative law, appellate advocacy, commercial litigation, estate litigation, fraud litigation, insurance litigation, judicial review, the oppression remedy, professional negligence, property litigation, receiverships, regulatory prosecutions and shareholder disputes. Kevin has significant experience with extraordinary remedies.  Kevin obtained the injunction that ended the illegal “Rooster […]

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Michael J. Weinstein
March 5, 2018

Michael J. Weinstein

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Michael practices civil litigation with a focus on construction law matters and commercial disputes. Michael is frequently consulted by owners, contractors, subcontractors, engineers, architects, and suppliers to provide strategic advice in connection with construction projects and builders’ lien issues. He also regularly handles insurance litigation, landlord and tenant disputes, employment matters, shareholder disputes, defamation claims, […]

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Sherri Walsh
March 5, 2018

Sherri Walsh

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Sherri Walsh is a litigator, arbitrator, and adjudicator. Sherri was recently featured in Canadian Lawyer Magazine. Read the full article here. In 2018 Sherri was admitted as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. In 2017 Sherri was appointed to be the City of Winnipeg’s first Integrity Commissioner and in 2019 was appointed to […]

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Bob Sokalski
February 28, 2018

Bob Sokalski

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Called to the Bar in 1980, Bob is involved in corporate/commercial, contract and product liability litigation, including litigation related employment matters, expedited injunctive relief, judicial review, professional discipline and professional negligence matters, with specialized areas of practice including media law and sports law. Bob is a Bar Association Life Council Member, Lecturer for Bar Association […]

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Dave Hill
February 27, 2018

Dave Hill

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Dave’s practice encompasses virtually all aspects of civil litigation, including corporate/commercial litigation, arbitrations and mediation. His expertise in trial and appellate advocacy is reflected in a number of leading cases in many different areas of law, including recent cases involving the economic torts, environmental claims, and significant contractual disputes. As one of the leading civil […]

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