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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Adrianna Aiello joins Bennet Waugh Corne

We are pleased to announce that Adrianna Aiello has joined the firm as an associate lawyer, primarily in the area of family law.  We congratulate Adrianna on her recent call to the Manitoba Bar. During her articles, Adrianna focused on family law and child protection.

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Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Shasta Benaim joins Legal Help Centre board

As of November 23, 2021, Shasta Benaim has joined the board of the Legal Help Centre.  Shasta has been a committed volunteer to LHC since she started her practice, and we are sure she will add value to the Board's mission and goals. LHC, whose logo is "Making the law work for everyone" recently celebrated it's 10th year anniversary of community service.  Shasta, and the other members of Bennet Waugh Corne, are proud to be part of LHC's past, and its future.  

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Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Volunteer Award Nomination

We are proud to share that Shasta Benaim was recently nominated by the Legal Help Centre for the Lieutenant Governor's Make a Difference Community Award and both the Mayor's and Premier's Volunteer Service Awards.  The Centre had this to say about Shasta:

"Shasta has been volunteering her time and energy to the Legal Help Centre of Winnipeg Inc. (the “Centre”) as a volunteer lawyer for 5 years.  Her assistance has helped countless individuals seeking legal support as well as assisted in the mentorship of numerous students in the faculties of law, social work, criminal justice and conflict resolution.

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As a non-profit organization that relies on donations to operate, the Centre has a very small staff, so it simply could not function without the generosity and expertise of volunteer lawyers like Shasta. The people we serve are socially and economically disadvantaged and do not qualify for services elsewhere, and therefore we are often their last resort for help. There is an abundance of people needing assistance and limited resources available to provide the help they need. While we have many valuable volunteers who help us respond to the demand, Shasta stands out because of her readiness to answer the call at every occasion. She is regularly available, often on short notice, and always with unbridled enthusiasm."

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Monday, January 04, 2021

Shasta Benaim member of Management Committee for Collaborative Practice Manitoba

Shasta Benaim was recently named to the Management Committee for Collaborative Practice Manitoba.  Shasta has  supported the collaborative approach to resolving the issues faced by separating families, and welcomes this opportunity to further the development of this practice within Manitoba.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Sarah Grafton joins Bennet Waugh Corne

We are happy to announce that Sarah Grafton has joined the firm as an associate lawyer.  Sarah has a keen interest in family law, including in the area of child protection.  She has been a long-time volunteer at the Legal Help Centre, and has also volunteered her time to the Child Protection Law Program, Refuge Women's Program, and Pro Bono Students of Canada.   

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