You can talk to a lawyer from Gindin Wolson Simmonds Roitenberg at any time, day or night, by calling:
  204-985-8181

We are located at:

1200-363 Broadway
Winnipeg, MB R3C 3N9
info@gwsr.ca
www.gwsr.ca

Evan J. Roitenberg, LLB

Phone: 204.985.8199 | eroitenberg@gwsr.ca

“When it’s the state bringing its resources against you, it’s my role to protect you and ensure that your rights are respected. My colleagues and I hold the Crown to the highest possible prosecutorial standards. We’re innovative defenders and very attentive to the details of your case. ”

-Evan Roitenberg

Evan Roitenberg has been practising law since 1992. He is deeply committed to protecting the rights of the accused and equally committed to the advancement of the legal profession. He is called upon frequently to lecture at the Universities of Manitoba and Winnipeg, and is a Learning Group Facilitator in Advocacy for the Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education.

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Manitoba, 1991

Work History

  • 2003–present | Gindin Wolson Simmonds Roitenberg
  • 1998–2003 | Founding Member, Pinx Roitenberg Campbell
  • 1991–1998 | Wolch Pinx Tapper Scurfield

Selected Professional Highlights

  • Senior Commission Counsel, Inquiry into Certain Allegations Respecting Business and Financial Dealings Between Karlheinz Schreiber and the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney
  • Law Society of Manitoba Bar Admission Course, Learning Group Facilitator
  • Serves as the Manitoba Representative to the Canadian Council of Criminal Defence Lawyers
  • Served as President of Criminal Defence Lawyers Association of Manitoba
  • Served as Co-Chair of Manitoba Bar Association Criminal Justice Subsection
  • Has appeared in front of House of Commons committees on matters of criminal law
  • Has represented clients in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and in front of the Supreme Court of Canada
  • Frequent lecturer on criminal law and ethics and other topics at the University of Manitoba, the University or Winnipeg and as part of the Law Society of Manitoba’s Continuing Legal Education program
  • Presenter to lawyers as part of Continuing Legal Education; presenter to judges as part of their continuing legal education; invited presenter to numerous high schools in Manitoba and to the Annual Crown/Defence Conference
  • Frequent committee member with the Law Society of Manitoba, including stints on the Discipline Committee and the Practice and Ethics Committee

Memberships

  • Manitoba Criminal Defence Lawyers Association
  • Canadian Council of Criminal Defence Lawyers (Board Member)
  • Manitoba Criminal Justice Committee
  • Tariff Review Committee, Legal Aid Manitoba (Past Member)
  • Manitoba Bar Association

Outside of Law

Evan is an actor and singer who has appeared in 10 Manitoba Bar Association productions to raise funds for Manitoba Theatre Centre.