Darlene N Wingerak
Darlene’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial law, employment law, wills and estates, mediation (both family and general), and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.
- Landlord and Tenancy
- Commercial Lending and Corporate Finance
- Non-profit and Charitable Law
- Small Business
- Wills, Estates, Trusts, Health Care Directives and Powers of Attorney
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Commercial Transactions and Real-Estate
- Corporate Law and Governance
- Labour and Employment
Darlene holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, specializing in finance, marketing and general business, from the University of Saskatchewan. She worked in the banking industry as a commercial lender before returning to the U of S to attend law school. Darlene received her Bachelor of Laws (With Distinction) in 1992 and was called to the Saskatchewan bar in 1993, receiving the Academic Excellence Award for the highest standing on the exam that year. Darlene also has training in mediation, facilitation, and collaborative law.
Darlene’s commercial law experience includes the purchase and sale of businesses, commercial finance transactions, shareholder agreements and general corporate transactions.
Darlene acts as counsel for clients in employment law matters including preparing employment contracts, advising on employer and employee rights and responsibilities, human rights proceedings, and workplace harassment matters.
Darlene has conducted workplace investigations, presented at workshops on workplace harassment and designed workshops on conflict management for the workplace.
In 2012 Darlene was appointed as an Adjudicator under The Saskatchewan Employment Act in respect of matters involving harassment in the workplace. In addition to her work with clients, Darlene has offered her expertise in mediation and ADR to law students at the University of Saskatchewan College of Law as a presenter and coach.
Darlene serves as President of the Saskatoon Estate Planning Council, an association that offers expertise in all fields related to estate planning.
Darlene worked as a mediator with the provincial Ministry of Justice and Attorney General. In this role Darlene mediated family and civil files and facilitated both two party and multi-party disputes. She also participated in the design and delivery of conflict resolution workshops and delivered presentations on family law and other legal topics.
Darlene is an active member of the Law Society of Saskatchewan and the Canadian Bar Association. She has served as Vice Chair and Chair of the CBA Saskatchewan Branch Alternative Dispute Resolution Section.
Direct: (306) 933-1392
Main: (306) 652-7575
Email: Darlene N Wingerak