Sandra Kliman, Lawyer, Pitblado Law

Sandra E. Kliman

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Admitted to the Bar Manitoba, 1987
Admitted to the Bar of Upper Canada, 1986
LL.B., Osgoode Hall, 1984
B.A., University of Manitoba, 1981


"You want our heart, as well as our mind."

Provides services in all areas of family law including spousal and co-habitational agreements, and enforcement of rights of spouses and children. Sandra has extensive training and experience in mediation, collaborative law and dispute resolution.


Lectures, Speeches and Publications:

  • Co-Author (with Les Kirchner and Alexandra Aquila), Pitblado COVID-19 Resource Centre, "COVID-19 and Family Law-related Issues”, April 7, 2020
  • Bar Admission Course Facilitator, 2010 – 2018
  • Law Society Continuing Legal Education, 1999, 2000 and 2001
  • Legal seminars at various women’s centres on family law related topics
  • Issues Arising Out of Recent Cases and Developments in Family Law in Canada, 2001
  • The Best Interest Test: How the Courts Interpret it in Custody & Access Cases, 2000


Memberships and Associations:

  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Comprehensive Co-Mediation Program Manitoba, 2000
  • Collaborative Practice Manitoba
  • Mediation Manitoba
  • Panel Member, Vulnerable Persons of Manitoba 


Academic and Professional:

  • Listed in Best Lawyers® as one of Canada’s top lawyers for Family Law, 2015 – 2019