Kerry Unruh

Juris Doctor

Phone: (204)957-1717
Email: kunruh@boothdennehy.com

Kerry received his Juris Doctor from the University of Saskatchewan, College of Law, in 1995.  He articled in Winnipeg and received his call to the Manitoba Bar in 1996.  Kerry maintains a litigation practice and has appeared in all levels of Manitoba Courts (Provincial Court, Court of Queen’s Bench, and the Court of Appeal).

Areas of Focus:

• Family Law:  Divorce actions, legal separations, pre-nuptial agreements, spousal agreements, child custody and support disputes, and resolving the division of marital property.

• Criminal Law:  Representation for trials and appeals for offences contrary to the Criminal Code, Federal and
Provincial Statutes, and Regulatory Agencies.  Charges stemming from Impaired Driving Offences, Domestic Violence matters, Property Offences, and related offences. 

• Civil Litigation:  Personal Injury, slip and fall, contract disputes, Builders’ Liens, Appeal Boards and Administrative Tribunals.

• Real Estate: Purchase and sale of residential property in Winnipeg and surrounding area.

Professional Involvement:

• Member of the Canadian Bar Association;
• Member of the Manitoba Bar Association Criminal, Family, and Civil Sub-sections;
• Member of the Manitoba Criminal Defence Lawyers Association;
• Appointed as a Special Prosecutor by the Manitoba Minister of Justice in 2008, prosecuting matters of
  conflict on behalf of Manitoba Justice;
• CPLED Instructor & Evaluator, "Interviewing and Advising";
• CPLED Instructor & Evaluator, “Written Advice and Advocacy”;
• Presenter, “Privacy in the Family Law Context”;