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: Ryan Amy, Brodsky Amy & Gould

Vice-President (Private Bar): Andrew Synyshyn, AJS Law

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, Brennan Partners LLP