Dean R. Kropp

  • Called to the Manitoba Bar, 1990.
  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1994

Areas of Practice

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws, Queen's University, 1989

Experience

  • Partner in the law firm of Tapper Cuddy, 1998 to present
  • Associate in the law firm Tapper Cuddy, 1990 to 1998
  • Articled at Tapper Cuddy, 1989 to 1990
  • General Counsel to Child and Family Services Agencies
  • Extensive experience in child protection prosecutions for several Child and Family Services Agencies, including providing representations to these agencies in the Manitoba Provincial Court, Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench and Manitoba Court of Appeal
  • Provide general counsel services to Child and Family Services agencies, including providing representation for these agencies at numerous administrative tribunals and boards
  • Act as counsel for employers, employees and trade unions at numerous boards of arbitration and administrative tribunals, including those before the Manitoba Labour Board, the Human Rights Commissions and arbitrators appointed under collective agreements
  • Extensive experience at all levels of the courts in Manitoba and Ontario, including: civil, family and criminal courts, the Manitoba Court of Appeal and numerous administrative tribunals

Professional Activities

  • Member of the Manitoba Bar Association
  • Member of the Family Law Section of the Manitoba Bar Association
  • Guest lecturer at the University of Manitoba Law School, Civil Procedure
  • Guest lecturer at the University of Manitoba Law School, Advanced Family Program, Child Protection
  • Advocacy course judge, University of Manitoba Law School
  • Co-presenter at the Law Society of Manitoba, Legal Studies Department, Negotiation Training
  • Co-presenter at the Law Society of Manitoba, Legal Studies Department, Child Protection Proceedings
  • Instructor Bar Admissions (CPLED) Program

    Community Affiliations

    • Involved in the musical theatre co-productions of the Manitoba Bar Association and the Manitoba Theatre Centre
    • Involved in Winnipeg minor hockey, including coaching and a proud hockey dad
    • Member of the Manitoba Métis Federation