Who We Are


​The Criminal Defence Lawyers Association of Manitoba represents the interests of Manitoba criminal defence lawyers. We work to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime.


The Criminal Defence Lawyers Association of Manitoba does the following:

  • Continuing Legal Education for our membership

  • Enhanced communication between members of the profession

  • Formal and informal networking

  • Committee Representation

  • Media Relations

  • Public outreach and education

  • Intervenor status in Court cases of importance

Board of Directors:

President: Gerri Wiebe, Bueti Wasyliw Wiebe

Vice-President (Private Bar): James Wood, Kavawood Law Firm

Vice-President (Legal Aid): Kevin Sneesby, Riverwood Community Law Centre - Legal Aid Manitoba


Treasurer: Scott Newman, Newman & Company


Secretary: Lisa LaBossiere, Meyers Weinberg LLP

Communications Director: Christopher Gamby, Pinx & Company


Send Us a Message

Phone: (204) 989-0017

Fax: (204) 989-0100

c/o Bueti Wasyliw Wiebe

200 - 400 St. Mary Avenue

Winnipeg, MB

R3C 4K5

Criminal Defence Lawyers
Association of Manitoba (CDLAM)