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Norman L. Yusim

Norman L. Yusim

TEL: (204) 957 8309

FAX: (204) 954 0309

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Diane Roque

TEL: (204) 956 2970 ext. 209

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"As a family lawyer, my aim is to provide clear and cogent advice to effect a favourable result for all of my clients."

Areas of Focus

Norm is a family lawyer and a partner with Fillmore Riley LLP. With almost 37 years’ experience in family law, Norm guides his clients through separation and divorce, custody, care and control and access, child and spousal support and family property accountings and division of property.

He is a member of the Collaborative Law Association and strives to resolve settlements amicably.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association
  • Member, Lawyer Assistance Program
  • Member, Law Society of Manitoba
  • Member, Collaborative Law Association - Manitoba
  • Former Board Member, Legal Aid of Manitoba
  • Member, Law Society Pilot Project for providing legal services for eligible family law cases at a reduced fee
  • Work with Community Legal Education Association
  • Appointed Joint Committee of Lawyer's Files with Law Society of Manitoba by Court of Queen's Bench in Manitoba
  • Appointed by Law Society of Manitoba to conduct practice reviews for the Practice Review Investigation Committee
  • Appointed by Law Society of Manitoba as a Mentor for practicing lawyers
  • Appointed by Law Society of Manitoba on Arbitration of Fees Committee
  • Requested to act as expert witness and to give legal opinions in Family Law matters and sworn as an expert witness in court
  • Act for lawyers (insurance claims) through The Law Society of Manitoba
  • Expert witness for counsel in lawyer negligence claims
  • Taught interviewing skills and practice management for the CPLED program for the last number of years
  • Lecturer, Law Society of Manitoba - Prepared and presented paper on Unmarried Cohabitees and Mobility Rights of Parents in Canada, on Ethics and Family Law and Ethics to Articling Students and young lawyers and facilitator for Lecturers in Family Law
  • Lecturer, Manitoba Bar Association
  • Lecturer, University of Manitoba Law School - Family Law, Moot, Negotiation Competition
  • Lecturer, C.L.E.A. Community Legal Education Association (public)
  • Lecturer, University of Manitoba Law School

Volunteer Activities

  • Member, President’s Special Committee on Fees and Disbursements, Law Society of Manitoba
  • Former Member, Articling Task Force Committee, Law Society of Manitoba
  • Former Member, Complaints Investigation Committee, Law Society of Manitoba
  • Former Board Member, Children's Foundation of Winnipeg
  • Former Group Leader / Canvasser, Canadian Cancer Society
  • Canvasser, Canadian Diabetes Association
  • Former Member, Board of Jewish Education
  • Former Board Member, Northwest Child and Family Services
  • Judge, Negotiation Competition at the University of Manitoba Law School
  • Judge, Legal Methods Oral Advocacy at the University of Manitoba Law School

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