Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

City lawyer named chairman of Legal Aid Manitoba

  • Print

Winnipeg lawyer Timothy Valgardson has been appointed chairman of Legal Aid Manitoba.

Valgardson, a director at Levene Tadman Golub Law Corp., succeeds Mario Santos, whose term was not renewed earlier this year.

Valgardson will earn $35,000 a year in the role, according to a recent Manitoba Order in Council. His appointment is for three years.

Valgardson’s legal specialties include labour relations, criminal and civil litigation as well as acting as a consultant on governance to corporations and boards of directors.

Valgardson graduated with an arts degree from the University of Winnipeg and studied law at the University of Manitoba.

He is a former chairman of the Manitoba Lotteries Corp.

With his appointment, the management council of Legal Aid Manitoba consists of the following:

Timothy Valgardson (chairman)

Wendy Whitecloud (vice-chairman)

Diane Stevenson (Law Society)

Herbert Peters (Law Society)

James McLandress (Law Society)

Luis Martinez (non-lawyer)

Rose Buss (non-lawyer)

Kim Milne (non-lawyer)

Ernie Blais (non-lawyer)

History

Updated on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 11:06 AM CST: update

12:51 PM: edit

1:09 PM: Updated info

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

J.P. Vigier’s Whiteboard: Coach Maurice’s first full season

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • MIKE.DEAL@FREEPRESS.MB.CA 100615 - Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 The Mane Attraction - Lions are back at the Assiniboine Park Zoo. Xerxes a 3-year-old male African Lion rests in the shade of a tree in his new enclosure at the old Giant Panda building.  MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
  • Marc Gallant / Winnipeg Free Press. Local- Weather standup. Sundog. Refraction of light through ice crystals which caused both the sun dog and and fog along McPhillips Road early Wednesday morning. 071205.

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Do you support Canada's involvement in the fight against Islamic State?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google