Richard J. Wolson QC

Richard J. Wolson QC


Wolson, Roitenberg, Robinson, Wolson, Minuk

Recognized since 2006

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Practice Areas

Criminal Defence

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Criminal Defence Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Criminal Defence Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Criminal Defence Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Criminal Defence
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With over 45 years of experience practicing law, Richard Wolson has the experience you deserve. One of Canada’s most prominent lawyers, Mr. Wolson has worked to defend all kinds of people just like you. With notable high profile cases such as the 2010 Schreiber, Mulroney inquiry, and the Wrongful Conviction Inquiry of Thomas Sophonow. Richard has represented clients in nearly every province in Canada. The hallmark of Richard Wolson’s career as a lawyer is his willingness to share his expertise with clients of all walks of life.

“No case is too big or too small for Richard Wolson – as YOUR case is the biggest matter in your life”

Mr. Wolson’s impressive career has made him an educational leader among lawyers and judges alike, with an extensive 20+ years as a lecturer for the law community. Notably Mr. Wolson has lectured on wrongful conviction at the “National Conference on Preventing the Conviction of Innocent Persons,” Arlington, Virginia (2003). He has authored and co-authored numerous pieces on criminal law, and his cases have directly affected how the Canadian Justice System operates. Additionally Mr. Wolson is a founding principal at WRRWM (Wolson Roitenberg Robinson Wolson Minuk) and formerly of Gindin Wolson Simmonds Roitenberg.

He has been given the Award of Merit from the Criminal Defence Lawyers Association of Manitoba (2015), and has been awarded Lawyer of the Year 4 times by BestLawyers.com (2021, 2019, 2016, 2011).Most importantly Mr Wolson’s commitment to his clients has kept him at the top of the profession and makes him the ideal lawyer for your defence. Richard Wolson will show you the compassion you need and the results you deserve.

Contact & Links

Location

  • 1120-363 Broadway
    Winnipeg, MB R3C 3N9
    Canada

Languages

  • English

Wolson, Roitenberg, Robinson, Wolson, Minuk
Winnipeg, Manitoba

2 The Best Lawyers in Canada awards

Full Firm Profile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Criminal Defence Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Criminal Defence Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Criminal Defence Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Criminal Defence

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Criminal Defence, Winnipeg, Canada (2021)
  • Criminal Defence, Winnipeg, Canada (2019)
  • Criminal Defence, Winnipeg, Canada (2016)
  • Criminal Defence, Winnipeg, Canada (2011)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 for work in:

  • Criminal Defence

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