Gerri Wiebe204-949-8122
gerri.wiebe@bwwlaw.ca

Gerri was called to the Manitoba Bar in 2004, however she began her legal career in 2001 as a summer student with Killeen Chapman, where she later articled, worked as an associate, and ultimately joined as a partner in 2009.  In 2012, Gerri left Killeen Rolston Wiebe in order to join the partnership that is now Bueti Wasyliw Wiebe.

Gerri’s preferred area of practice is criminal defence, and she has represented clients charged with offences ranging from Impaired Driving to First Degree Murder.  She appears regularly in the Manitoba Provincial Court, as well as the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench and the Manitoba Court of Appeal.

Gerri also practices in the areas of civil litigation and administrative law.  In this capacity she has appeared before various Administrative Tribunals including the License Suspension Appeal Board, The Residential Tenancies Commission, the City of Winnipeg Municipal Council, and the Driver Improvement and Control Section.

Education

  • Master of Law, Osgoode Hall (ongoing)
  • Called to the Manitoba Bar, 2004
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Manitoba, 2003
    • Anthony G. Draper Memorial Prize for the highest standing in Remedies
    • D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize for the highest standing in Remedies
    • Hart Green Junior Memorial Prize for the highest standing in Criminal Procedure
    • Irvin Goldman Prize for excellence in Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Clinical Criminal Law
    • Deans Honour List (2002 – 2003)
    • Butch Nepon Memorial Bursary
    • Irene and Harry Walsh, Q.C. Bursary
    • UMSU Bursary
    • D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize
    • CanWest Global Fund Award
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Manitoba, 1998
  • Law Society of Manitoba Prize for achieving second highest standing in third year law
  • Pauline and Samuel Zinman Prize for second highest standing in third year law

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Bueti Wasyliw Wiebe, 2012 – present
  • Partner, Killeen Rolston Wiebe, 2009-2012
  • Associate, Killeen Chapman, 2004-2009
  • Articling Student-at-law, Killeen Chapman, 2003-2004

Memberships / Associations

  • Manitoba Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Community Legal Education Association

Professional Activities

  • Legal Aid Manitoba
    – Advisory Committee
    – Tariff Review Committee
  • Law Society of Manitoba – Learning Group Facilitator for CPLED
  • Lecturer – Community Legal Education Association
  • Participant – Winnipeg Police Service Moot Court Exercises
  • Crown Defence Liason Committee
  • Public Interest Law Centre Panel Member
  • Member – Mental Health Review Board

Outside of Law

Gerri has been a Member of the Board of Director of Knowles Centre since 2005, serving twice as both the Board President and Past President.  In her free time, she enjoys travelling, and participating in sports such as volleyball and slo-pitch.