Ryan McElhoes received his call to the bar in 2017 after completing an articling term at Bueti Wasyliw Wiebe.  He graduated from the Law Program at the University of Manitoba in 2016, where he received numerous awards for his advocacy skills and achieved first place in the prestigious Solomon Greenberg Trial Moot Competition.  He currently practices in the area of criminal defence, and has experience defending clients charged with a wide range of criminal offences and regulatory driving offences.


  • Called to the Manitoba Bar, 2017
  • Juris Doctor, University of Manitoba, 2016
    • Winner, Solomon Greenberg Trial Advocacy Competition
    • Manitoba Bar Association Solomon Greenberg Prize
    • A.J. Christie Prize for the highest standing in Advocacy
    • D’Arcy McCaffrey Q.C. Memorial Award for the highest standing in Advanced Advocacy
    • Hon. Archibald S. Dewar Award for Advocacy
    • Western Canada/MacIntyre Cup Moot Participant
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Manitoba, 2009

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Bueti Wasyliw Wiebe, 2017 – present
  • Articling Student-at-law,  Bueti Wasyliw Wiebe, 2016-2017

Memberships / Associations

  • Manitoba Criminal Defense Lawyers Association