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  • Steinbach 204.326.3442 - 85 PTH 12 North, Steinbach, MB, R5G 1A7
  • Niverville 204.388.9300 - Box 1120, 62 Main Street, Niverville, MB, R0A 1E0
 

Gérard J. Simard Partner

Practice Areas

Real Estate, Corporate / Commercial, Wills & Estates, Agriculture Law

Contact

204.346.5120

 

BACKGROUND

Gerard was born and raised in St. Lazare, a small French community in Western Manitoba. After obtaining his law degree from the University of Moncton in New Brunswick, Gerard joined the firm in 1995 as an Articling Student. True to his farming roots, Gerard, his spouse, Rachael and their four children, Gabrielle, Dominique, Gaëtan and Chloé built their home on a small acreage near the Town of La Broquerie. Gerard and Rachael are also the proud grandparents of Marie-Ange.

EDUCATION

Gerard obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree (with a major in French Literature) from the University of Manitoba in 1992. Gerard is fluently bilingual in French and English and studied one year at the Université of Perpignan in south-western France before obtaining his law degree. Gerard was called to the Manitoba Bar in 1995 and is now a partner with the firm.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Gerard has experience in most areas of law, including family and civil matters, however, his areas of expertise are real estate and condominium law, commercial and agricultural transactions, wills and estate planning as well as corporate transactions.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Gerard has served as a legal advisor to several not-for-profit and charitable organizations in Southeast Manitoba and is an active member of the Knights of Columbus Council of La Broquerie as well as one of the directors of La Broquerie Catholic Church.

PERSONAL INTERESTS

During the summer, Gerard enjoys spending time on the golf course and throughout the winter snowmobiling with his extended family in both western and eastern Manitoba. Gerard is especially looking forward to teaching his granddaughter, Marie-Ange, the fundamentals of golf. Every winter, Gerard finds time to drive out west to snowmobile in the Rocky Mountains with his son and nephews.

Frieda Neufeld Legal Assistant
204.346.5124
Lynell Desjardins Legal Assistant - Residential
204.346.5123
Chloe Simard Legal Assistant - Real Estate
204.346.7184
 
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