Best Lawyers™ recognizes extraordinary lawyers in private practice through an exhaustive peer-review process. Today, Best Lawyers™, published the 14th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada and we are pleased to announce that twelve lawyers from the firm have been honoured by their peers with the designation of Best Lawyer.
Lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in Canada publication were recognized for their professional excellence in their practice areas. In addition, elite individuals are recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” recipients. “Lawyer of the Year” honorees receive this award based on their extremely high overall feedback within specific practice areas and regions. We are particularly pleased to announce that Melvin Gerspacher Q.C. has been recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law.
Congratulations to the following RS Best Lawyers:
Misty Alexandre in Construction Law
M. Kim Anderson Q.C. in Banking and Finance Law as well as Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
Chris Donald Q.C. in Corporate Law
Melvin Gerspacher Q.C. in Tax Law.
Al Haubrich Q.C. in Trusts and Estates
Tiffany Paulsen Q.C. in Family Law
Jennifer Pereira Q.C. in Insurance Law
Les Prosser Q.C. in Corporate Law, Mining Law as well as Natural Resources Law
Reynold Robertson, Q.C. in Education Law
Scott Waters in Banking and Finance Law as well as Corporate Governance Law
Gary Young Q.C. in Corporation and Commercial Litigation as well as Insurance Law
Ken Ziegler Q.C. in Immigration Law
We are pleased to announce that Tiffany Paulsen, Q.C. has been awarded the Canadian Bar Association Distinguished Service Award for 2019.
Congratulations to Tiffany Paulsen who has been awarded the 2018 Life Membership Award by the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA).
This award is granted by the SUMA Board of Directors, and recognizes an individual whose career exemplifies commitment and dedication to the community and significant contributions to urban government in Saskatchewan through the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association.
Tiffany was first elected to city council in 2000. At the age of 27, she was the youngest person ever elected to Saskatoon City Council and was subsequently appointed the youngest deputy mayor in the history of the city. She represented her ward for 16 years before choosing not to run for a sixth term.
During her second term on council, Tiffany was appointed to represent the City of Saskatoon on the SUMA Board of Directors. Her commitment to her hometown of Saskatoon and other Saskatchewan municipalities is evident as in 2016, Tiffany was sitting on more than 20 local, provincial and national boards, commissions, and committees.
The award will be presented at the President’s Banquet and Awards Ceremony held during the SUMA convention in Saskatoon February 3-6, 2019.
August 21, 2018 — Robertson Stromberg LLP is pleased to announce that 12 lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers™ has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries.
“Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession. After three decades, we are proud to continue to serve as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals worldwide,” says CEO Phillip Greer.
Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in Canada list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.
Robertson Stromberg LLP would like to congratulate the following lawyers named to 2019 The Best Lawyers in Canada list:
- Misty S. Alexandre- Construction Law
- M. Kim Anderson- Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law, Banking and Finance Law
- Christopher J. H. Donald- Corporate Law
- Melvin A. Gerspacher- Tax Law
- Allan M. Haubrich- Trusts and Estates
- Tiffany M. Paulsen- Family Law
- Jennifer D. Pereira- Insurance Law
- Leslie W. Prosser- Natural Resources Law, Corporate Law, Mining Law
- Reynold A. Robertson- Education Law
- Scott D. Waters- Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Governance Practice
- Gary D. Young- Insurance Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation
- Kenneth K. E. Ziegler- Immigration Law
Tiffany Paulsen will be a member of the “esteemed panel of presenters” at the upcoming Dispelling the Myths about Women in Law panel discussion sponsored by the Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association and Canadian Bar Association, Saskatchewan Branch.
Join Tiffany and other women in law on Wednesday, November 16 4:30 – 5:30 at the College of Law to hear their stories of working in law in Saskatchewan.
After 16 years as city councillor, Tiffany Paulsen has decided not to run for re-election. And beginning September 15, she will share her reflections on life after politics with the readership of the Saskatoon Star Phoenix. Tiffany will contribute regular articles to the Star Phoenix including coverage of the upcoming civic election.