Lawyer, Winnipeg law firm, Michael Merner

Michael Merner

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Admitted to the Manitoba Bar, 2017
J.D., University of North Dakota School of Law, 2015
Indigenous Law Certificate Program, 2015
Civil and Employment Mediation Certificate
B.A., University of Winnipeg, 2008


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"People choose lawyers they know, like and trust."

Michael received his J.D. from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 2015 and was called to the Manitoba Bar in 2017. He practices in the areas of Labour and Employment Law and most areas of Civil Litigation. Michael is also an active member of the Winnipeg community, volunteering with such organizations as the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, Legal Help Centre and Ndinawe Youth Resource Centre.


Lectures, Speeches, and Publications 

  • Co-Presenter, Medical Group Management Association of Canada: Managing Problem Employees &  Employment Developments in the Digital Age, June 6, 2017
  • Co-Presenter, Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute: Benefits Fundamentals ‘Poor Communication and the Legal Ramifications’, March 9, 2017



  • Volunteer, Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Marketing and Events Committee, 2016 – Present
  • Volunteer, Ndinawe Youth Resource Centre, 2016 – Present
  • Volunteer, Legal Help Centre, University of Winnipeg, 2011 – 2012   


Memberships and Associations

  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association


Academic and Professional

  • University of North Dakota School of Law Representative, Federal Bar Association Indian Law Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, 2015