Biography

Called to the Bar in 1980, Bob is involved in corporate/commercial, contract and product liability litigation, including litigation related to 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 and Law Society, Lecturer on Media Law at Red River College, Chair of Manitoba Media Law Subsection, Member of Canadian Media Lawyers Association and Canadian Defence Lawyers Association.

Bar Association Community Service Award Recipient, recognized by the Benchmark Canada Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Counsel, recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada in the practice of Defamation and Media Law, Special Olympics Manitoba Past President and National Chairperson’s Award recipient, Chair of the Special Olympics Honourary Board, Member of the Manitoba Club, Past Chair of Riverview Health Centre Foundation and Friends of Riverview Award recipient, Member of Winnipeg Blue Bomber Alumni Board, Winnipeg Steelers Hockey Club Board and Redboine Boating Club.

Bob has been lead counsel in over 100 reported cases, in addition to many unreported arbitration decisions, as well as professional discipline decisions and sports discipline and arbitration decisions.

Bob has been described as a lawyer who “… will go through the wall if necessary” in serving his clients’ interests. When it’s last down on the goal line, they‘d much prefer to have Bob on their side.