• 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



BACKGROUNDPaul grew up in and continues to live close to Blumenort, Manitoba. After graduating high school at the Steinbach Christian School in 2014, Paul entered university at the University of Manitoba. EDUCATIONIn 2017, Paul graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in history and a minor in political studies. While in the Faculty of Arts, he received several academic awards, including awards… Read More »

Welcome Lindsay M. Forest

We are pleased to have Lindsay Forest join SNJ as an Associate Lawyer. Lindsay received her Call to the Bar in 2011, after achieving her Master of Laws (with merit) through the University of Edinburgh where she studied the impact of European regulation of Canadian organizations. Prior to that, she received her law degree from the University of Manitoba, and a Bachelor of Arts (Business… Read More »

Welcome Blake Rowswell

Blake grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and now resides in Blumenort. He studied psychology at the University of Manitoba where he received his Bachelor of Science (Maj.) in 2016. Blake then commenced his legal studies at Robson Hall Faculty of Law having completed his Juris Doctor in 2019. He later moved to Flin Flon, Manitoba where he completed his Articling. Blake joined Smith Neufeld Jodoin… Read More »

2023 Rent Guidelines

Rent Guidelines In Manitoba all residential rentals are governed by The Residential Tenancies Act (“the Act”)  which is administered by The Residential Tenancies Board (“the RTB”).  Each year a rent increase guideline amount is pronounced, which prescribes the percentage by which rents may be increased by a landlord without obtaining special permission from the RTB. Even though there has been substantial inflation and increased costs… Read More »

Holiday Hours 2022

It’s that time of year again for twinkling lights, good food, family, friends and last minute year end errands! We understand that legal needs may come at inconvenient times. To help you manage those needs, we’re posting our holiday hours for your convenience!   Friday, December 9, 2022 – OPEN till 4pm Friday, December 23, 2022 – OPEN till 1pm Monday, December 26, 2022 –… Read More »


We are pleased to have Simon Reimer join SNJ as an Articling Student at Law. Simon obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba with a major in German and a minor in Classical Studies. He graduated with distinction in 2019 and was frequently a Dean’s Honour List student. In 2017/18, Simon studied German and Politics at the Universität Greifswald in Germany… Read More »