Legal Aid Manitoba Tips and Advice for Building a Criminal Practice

Date & Time

  • June 01
  • 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM


  • Winnipeg, MB
  • Zoom Video Conference AND
  • MBA Boardroom - 1500 - 444 St. Mary Avenue


DATE: Thursday, June 1, 2023
TIME: 12:00 Noon – 1:00pm
LOCATION: In-Person: MBA Boardroom, 1500 – 444 St, Mary Avenue, Winnipeg
Online: Zoom Video Conference
TOPIC: Legal Aid Manitoba Tips and Advice for Building a Criminal Practice
SPEAKER: Andrew Synyshyn - Owner – Horizon Defence Group
                   Peter Kingsley, K.C. - Executive Director - Legal Aid Manitoba

This CPD will discuss Legal Aid Manitoba policies and procedures to help early call lawyers better understand billings and opportunities for building their criminal law practice.  It will also discuss how to build a fee paying practice, balancing a fee paying and a legal aid practice and tips for rural practitioners or those who service rural and northern circuits.

Please RSVP (PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) to the Manitoba Bar Association online at  The link to join the Zoom meeting will be sent to online attendees at 9:30am on June 1, 2023.

Attendance at this MBA Section meeting can be applied towards your Law Society of Manitoba’s Continuing Professional Development requirement for a maximum of one hour.

Wendy Martin White 
Co-Chair, MBA Criminal Justice Section
Martin White & Associates 
Ph: 204-415-9995 

Bryton Moen
Co-Chair, MBA Criminal Justice Section
Manitoba Justice - Prosecutions Service Division