April 5, 2019

Alfred Thiessen spoke at the 2019 Accommodation Law Conference in Winnipeg on April 2, 2019. Alfred contributed his insights from a union counsel perspective on the top cases on reasonable accommodation in the workplace from the past year.

January 16, 2019

Effective January 1, 2019, Tyler Grant has joined the Partnership of Tapper Cuddy

October 29, 2018

Fred Thiessen will be sharing his knowledge and experience on labour relations law by speaking at the Western Construction Labour Relations Conference in Edmonton, Alberta on November 14 and 15 on the topic of “Lessons Learned from Significant New Arbitration Decisions – and How they Apply Across all the Western Provinces”. Please consider registering for this informative conference.

October 26, 2018

Tapper Cuddy LLP was a proud sponsor of the Night of Miracles Gala for the Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation

October 19, 2018

TapperCuddy Team at 10th Annual First Nations Caring Society Gala

October 19, 2018

The 2019 Best Lawyers in Canada Directory has recognized Robert L. Tapper, Q.C. “Lawyer of the Year” in his respective field.

“Lawyer of the Year” recognitions are awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location. Only one lawyer is recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location. Robert was recognized in his work in Personal Injury Litigation in Winnipeg.

August 24, 2018

Richard W. Schwartz was recently nominated to CAIRP’s board of directors, which was confirmed at their AGM last week in Charlottetown, PEI. The Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP) is the national professional organization representing more than 980 members working in the insolvency system, as well as over 500 articling, life and corporate associates. CAIRP was created as a non-profit corporation in 1979 to advocate a fair, transparent and effective system of insolvency/restructuring administration throughout Canada.

June 14, 2018

Congratulations to Joe Caligiuri and Lindsey Camejo on your call to the bar. We welcome Joe and Lindsey as our newest associate lawyers at Tapper Cuddy LLP.

June 12, 2018

Welcome to our new articling students joining the firm!
Jason MacLeod and Kaitlan Buchko.

March 29, 2018

Please see the new Tapper Cuddy Blog for interesting and informative articles on a variety of legal topics.

February 6, 2018

Tapper Cuddy LLP was proud to be a sponsor of the Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba and its fundraising event - Date with a Star. We were able to dine with our Star Big Daddy Tazz to help raise funds to support programming and services for those affected by learning disabilities in Manitoba. Congratulations to Kathleen Coutts for being on the organizing committee for this worthy event.

Dinner With A Star (portrait)

January 11, 2018

Congratulation to Brett Williams and Timothy N. Taylor for admission to Partnership in 2018.

Partnership Announcement (portrait)

October 31, 2017

Tapper Cuddy LLP was proud to be part of the Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation’s A Night of Miracles Gala on October 14, 2017. Tapper Cuddy sponsored Tihuk’s Ice Cream Bar and the event was a great success in helping to raise funds to assist the Foundation in its mission of improving the lives of children living with disabilities. Read More...

Brian call to bar (portrait)

Brian call to bar (portrait)

October 30, 2017

Check out Chris Wullum's latest blog article with the Birth Injury Lawyers Alliance

September 21, 2017

Tapper Cuddy LLP is proud to announce that its senior partner Robert L. Tapper, Q.C has been admitted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America.

The induction ceremony at which Robert L. Tapper, Q.C Became a Fellow took place recently before an audience of approximately 1,000 persons during the recent 2017 annual meeting of the College in Montreal, Quebec.

Founded in 1950, the College is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only and only after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers of diverse backgrounds, who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. Lawyers must have a minimum of fifteen years trial experience before they can be considered for Fellowship.

August 22,2017

Congratulations Robert L. Tapper, Q.C for being selected by your peers for inclusion in the 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada for your work in Defamation and Media Law and Personal Injury Litigation.

August 4,2017

Read Chris Wullum’s latest blog article on the Causation in Birth Injury Claims

July 19,2017

Fred Thiessen was pleased to represent the interests of the Winnipeg Association of Public Service Officers (WAPSO) at arbitration in April, resulting in a favourable award issued earlier this week:

June 15,2017

New Lawyer

Partners of Tapper Cuddy LLP would like to Congratulate Brian E. Roach on his call to the bar.

Brian call to bar (portrait)

June 06,2017

Birth Injury Lawyers Alliance

Chris Wullum is proud to be a founding member of the Birth Injury Lawyers Alliance of Canada (“BILA”) . BILA is the largest group of lawyers in Canada dedicated to advancing litigation cases concerning preventable birth injuries. Follow BILA on Facebook

June 06,2017

World Child Protection justice brought home to Winnipeg

World Congress on Family Law and Children Rights June 4-7 in Dublin attended by Jessica L. Dillon. Bringing home new progress in justice and equality in child protection on an international stage.

June 06,2017

Growing our practical knowledge

Carl Dalton attends 23rd annual Canadian Bar Association Tax law conference in Niagara on the Lake June 4-9, 2017. An intensive hands on training sessions highlighting significant issues and sharing practical experience to expand our up to date understanding of corporate, personal tax, and estate planning concepts.

Carl Conference Pic (portrait)

May 2, 2017

Alfred Thiessen was the keynote speaker at the Manitoba Hydro Professional Engineers Association (MHPEA) 2017 Annual General Meeting on April 27, 2017. Fred spoke on employment law as it relates to professional engineers and more particularly about Manitoba Hydro’s mandate to reduce its employment ranks by 900 employees.

August 31, 2016

Tapper Cuddy LLP is pleased to announce that Robert L. Tapper, Q.C and Richard W. Schwartz have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada. Robert was included in the categories of Defamation and Media Law, and Personal Injury Litigation. Rick was selected for Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law.

August 29, 2016

Robert Tapper America Counsel (portrait)

Robert L. Tapper, Q.C was formally inducted into the Litigation Counsel of America at its Spring Conference & Celebration of Fellows. We congratulate Robert on this prestigious honour.

August 19, 2016

The partners of Tapper Cuddy LLP are pleased to announce that Timothy N. Taylor and Amanda Verhaeghe have joined the firm as Associates.

Tim & Amanda (portrait)

Tim joins our corporate/commercial department, while Amanda joins our civil litigation department. Tim concentrates in the areas of business law and entrepreneurship, particularly in connection with the needs of closely-held, small and medium sized businesses in Manitoba, including start-ups, acquisitions, real estate, leasing,financing, and the planning and administration of estates.Tim'sclients also include a number of not-for-profit organizations and community groups.
Amanda’s focus is mainly in commercial litigation, including shareholder rights & remedies, construction law and builders’ liens, employment law, real estate and wills & estates.

July 28, 2016

Tapper Cuddy LLP is pleased to announce the following lawyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory:
Robert L. Tapper, Q.C has been selected for inclusion in the category of Litigation – Defamation and Media Law.
Richard W. Schwartz has been selected for inclusion in Insolvency and Financial Restructuring.
Published since 1997, the annual Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory is the most comprehensive guide to legal talent in Canada. It identifies leading lawyers across Canada in 64 practice areas. It has become the resource of choice for Canadian corporate counsel and Canadian law firms as well as for U.S. corporate counsel and law firms in need of Canadian legal expertise

July 22, 2016

The partners of Tapper Cuddy LLP are pleased to welcome Carl Dalton, Rebecca Klass and Meghan Pohl to the firm. Carl will be practicing in the area of Corporate and Commercial law, while Meghan and Rebecca will join our Civil Litigation department. Carl, Rebecca and Meghan completed their articles with us, and just received their call to the Manitoba Bar in June.

July 12, 2016

Richard W. Schwartz was elected Chairman of the Board of the Elmwood Cemetery. The non-profit cemetery is one of the oldest non-denominational cemeteries in Manitoba, dating back to 1902.

July 7, 2016

Jason D. Kendall has been appointed as Chair of the Construction Law Section of the Manitoba Bar Association.

June 20, 2016

Sarah_Carlyn (portrait)

The Partners are pleased to welcome Carlyn Sarna and Sarah McEachern to the firm. Carlyn is practicing mainly in the areas of Family Law and Child Protection, while Sarah has joined our Civil Litigation department. The firm is excited about the professionalism and skill Carlyn and Sarah add to our firm.

June 15, 2016

Norm A. Cuddy (portrait)

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our longtime friend and colleague, Norm Cuddy. Norm passed away peacefully on Monday, June 6, 2016 in his home on the Sunshine Coast. Norm was called to the Bar in 1975 and practiced in both Manitoba and British Columbia. A spectacular lawyer, a spectacular friend, a founding partner in the firm that bears his name. He will be fondly remembered and sorely missed.

April 28, 2016

The Partners congratulate Robert L. Tapper, Q.C on his formal induction into the Litigation Counsel of America at the LCA’s 2016 Spring Conference & Celebration of Fellows. The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the Litigation Counsel of America is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon evaluations of excellence, effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, and superior ethical reputation.

April 25, 2016

Richard W. Schwartz will be lending his expertise to the 2016 CAIRP Forum being held at The Fort Garry Hotel on May 5th. Rick will be contributing to the technical update.

April 12, 2016

Chris Wullum was recently quoted in an article in The Lawyers Weekly concerning the media’s position on a publication ban at a physician-assisted death application.

January 19, 2016

The partners of Tapper Cuddy LLP would like to congratulate and welcome Jason Harvey as our newest partner. Jason has been with the firm since 2005. He practices Civil Litigation with a specialization in Long Term Disability claims.

September 11, 2015

Alfred Thiessen has recently joined the volunteer Board of Directors of the Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation . The Foundation raises funds to improve the lives of children who access services provided by the Rehabilitation Centre for Children.

August 24, 2015

Tapper Cuddy LLP is pleased to announce the following lawyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in several leading publications:
Robert L. Tapper, Q.C has been selected for inclusion in the 2015 Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Litigation Lawyers in Canada in the category of Defamation and Media Law. He is also included in the 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory in the category of Litigation – Defamation and Media Law as well as Personal Injury.
Robert L. Tapper, Q.C is included in the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada in the categories of Defamation and Media Law, and Personal Injury Litigation. Richard W. Schwartz was also selected for Best Lawyers in Canada for Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law.

June 18, 2015

The partners of Tapper Cuddy LLP are pleased to welcome Kevin Schulz to the firm, practicing in the area of Corporate and Commercial law. Kevin completed his articles with us, and just received his call to the Manitoba Bar.

June 2015

Robert L. Tapper, Q.C attended Harvard Law School for the Executive Education Mediation program, receiving a certificate for same.

April 30, 2015

March 5, 2015

Robert L. Tapper, Q.C, senior partner of Tapper Cuddy LLP, has been admitted as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

February 2, 2015

With mixed feelings Tapper Cuddy LLP announces that our long-time partner Norm Cuddy has retired from full time practice in Manitoba effective January 1, 2015.

Norm has enjoyed a long and very distinguished legal career, and has made many significant contributions to not just the firm and all things legal, but the community at large, as well.

Happily, Norm will remain associated with the firm as General Counsel, and so while we’ll miss seeing him every day, we look forward to working with him in his new capacity and wish him all the best in his semi-retirement!

We’d also like to congratulate and welcome our newest partner,Alfred (Fred) Thiessen , into the fold. Fred has been with us since 2004, first as a student and then as an associate. He practices mainly Labour and Employment Law, as well as Child Protection.