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Tel: (204) 992-3242 | Email: gevans@evansfamilylaw.ca | LinkedIn: ggevans

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Having practiced family law exclusively since 1998, Greg has a keen understanding of the human impact of family difficulties, including and beyond their legal issues. He has extensive experience using collaborative law and knows that for many families, avoiding the courts in favour of coming to mutual legal agreement on matters results in the most satisfying resolution.

He is a founding member of Collaborative Practice Manitoba and has served as its Chair, a member of its Management Committee, and as a committee member.  Greg is also a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

Greg teaches the Clinical Family Law course in the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba, where he is also a frequent speaker. He has been a regular guest speaker on family law matters at the Manitoba Bar Association and the Law Society of Manitoba as well.

Greg was named to the Best Lawyers International list for 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Greg is also a mediator and an arbitrator, receiving his training in 2005 from the Arbitration and Mediation Institute of Manitoba. Greg was awarded the Family Lawyer of the Year 2016 in Winnipeg by Best Lawyers, is listed by the American Law Society as one of America’s Top Lawyers and  is listed as a Top Lawyer in the Global Directory of Who’s Who as a Lifetime member.

In his off hours, Greg expresses his creative side as a musician and band member of Say Uncle! The group released its self-titled debut album in January 2014 and its second CD “Scattered Seeds” in January 2917. Find out more at sayunclecanada.com

Fluent in American Sign Language, Greg has served the deaf community both nationally and internationally for more than three decades. He is an American Sign Language and spoken English interpreter and interpreter instructor as well as an educator in the deaf community. In 2002, Greg received the Edward C. Bealer Award of Merit from the Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada for his contributions to the field of American Sign Language and Spoken English interpreting.

As a West Broadway Biz board member, Greg is committed to the development of the West Broadway area, where the Evans Family Law offices are located.

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Education:

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Manitoba, 1997
    • 1996-1997 Frank Billinkoff Prize for highest standing in Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Linguistics, English, Psychology (Gold Medalist), 1986
  • Diploma, Sign Language Interpreting, St. Paul Technical Vocational Institute, 1981

Professional Associations:

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Manitoba
  • Collaborative Practice Manitoba
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • American Bar Association


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