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Tom Rees, LL.B.

Tom Rees was born in the United Kingdom and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. After working as a Corrections Officer in Manitoba, and a Support Worker for homeless people in Toronto, Mr. Rees attended law school at Robson Hall.

Since graduating from law school, Mr. Rees worked with Legal Aid Manitoba and as a private bar lawyer. He practices primarily Criminal Law and Criminal Defence for adults and youth. He’s worked on matters ranging from murder to theft, including drug offences, domestic assault, weapons and firearms offences.

Tom Rees in the Media:

  • Winnipeg Free Press, June 29, 2016: Link
  • Yahoo Canada, February 9, 2016: Link
  • Winnipeg Sun, December 4, 2014: Link
  • Winnipeg Free Press, July 22, 2014: Link
  • Winnipeg Sun, July 21, 2013: Link
  • Winnipeg Free Press, July 21, 2014: Link
  • Winnipeg Sun, July 22 2013: Link
  • Winnipeg Sun, April 23, 2013: Link
  • Winnipeg Sun, June 15, 2013: Link
  • Winnipeg Sun, January 11, 2013: Link
  • Sun News, October 2, 2012: Link
  • Winnipeg Free Press, January 8, 2011: Link

 

Michael Dyck, B.A., J.D.

Michael Dyck was born and raised in Steinbach, Manitoba. He completed his bachelor degree with the gold medal for his year, meaning he attained the highest overall grade point average of all of the students graduating in the Bachelor of Arts general program.

Mr. Dyck maintains a criminal law practice in Winnipeg, Steinbach, and other rural courts in Manitoba. He focusses on criminal defence, and has experience with a broad range of offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, and other provincial and federal offences.

Michael Dyck in the Media:

  • The Carrilon, May 29, 2014: Link
  • Featured Guest, CTV News, May 7, 2014: Link
  • Featured in Winnipeg Free Press, May 6, 2014: Link
  • Global News, April 25, 2014: Link
  • Winnipeg Free Press, January 9, 2014: Link
  • Winnipeg Free Press, December 21, 2013: Link
  • Winnipeg Sun, February 23, 2013: Link
  • Winnipeg Sun, July 12, 2012: Link

Click here to view Michael Dyck’s website 

 

Joshua Rogala, B.A., J.D.

Mr. Rogala graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Juris Doctor (J.D.). He was hired by the University of Manitoba as a Law Clinic Supervisor prior to articling with Tom Rees & Company. Since he received his call to the bar he has been practicing exclusively in the area of criminal law. In that time, he has gained a wide range of experience working on all types of files including: impaired driving, drug offences, assaults, thefts, murders, weapon offences and a number of other offences.

Click here to view Joshua Rogala’s website

 

Allison Kravetsky, B.Sc., B.A., J.D.

Ms. Kravetsky is a 3-time graduate of The University of Manitoba, earning Bachelor degrees is Sciences (Microbiology), Arts (Economics), and Law. In 2012, Ms. Kravetsky articled under Tom Rees, practicing exclusively in the area of criminal law. Following her Call to the Bar in 2013, Ms. Kravetsky continued practicing in the area of criminal law with Tom Rees & Company and Rees & Dyck Criminal Defence. Her main focus continues to be criminal law, assisting both youth and adult clients.

Allison Kravetsky in the Media:

  • CBC.ca, March 9, 2016: Link

 

Mathew Schwartz, B.A., J.D.

Mat Schwartz graduated from the University of Manitoba’s Robson Hall and practices exclusively in the area of criminal defence. Articling with the law firm Gindin Wolson Simmonds Roitenberg, Mr. Schwartz gained experience in a wide range of criminal offences including large scale drug trafficking and drive impaired charges. During his time at Robson Hall, Mr. Schwartz received multiple awards for demonstrated advocacy, including the Honorable Archibald S. Dewar Prize and the D’Arcy McCaffrey Q.C. Memorial Award – annual awards given to the student with the highest standing in the Advocacy courses offered by Robson Hall. Mr. Schwartz was also one of two students selected to represent the University of Manitoba at the 15th Sopinka Cup, a national trial advocacy competition for Canadian Law Schools.

Click here to view Mat Schwartz’s website

 

Scott Wilson, B.A., J.D.

Originally from Kelowna, British Columbia, Mr. Wilson graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts. During his time studying at Robson Hall, he won the A.J. Christie Prize in Advocacy, and was a finalist at the Solomon Greenberg Trial Advocacy Competition. Mr. Wilson graduated from Law School at the University of Manitoba and will article at our firm for the 2015/2016 year.

Click here to view Scott Wilson’s website