Renée has been a lawyer in Manitoba since 1994, practising mainly family law. She is trained in Alternative Dispute Resolution processes including Collaborative Family Law, Mediation, Arbitration and Non-Evaluative Child Interviewing.
Renée is a strong advocate for resolving family matters without the need for court, where it is appropriate. Alternative dispute resolution processes (arbitration, mediation and collaborative family law) allow families to work together to make their own decisions, maintain privacy, and have more control over the process. Most important the process is respectful and seeks to restructure the family to meet the new needs of the separated family.
Renée is experienced in all aspects of Family Law, including Cohabitation Agreements, Pre-nuptial Agreements, Adoption, Guardianship, divorce, separation, breakdown of common-law relationships, custody, child support, property and changes to the family structure over the years.
Renée is a member of Collaborative Practice Manitoba and FAMLI (Family Arbitration and Mediation Legal Institute). She is also a member of the Manitoba Soccer Association (MSA) Discipline Committee, and a Board Member with Adoption Options.
She is active in sports and gym-life attending the gym, playing soccer and basketball for many years. She is also a member of Blessed Sacrament Parish.