Category: Arbitrator, Counsel, Mediator
Jodi Wyman has been practicing law since she received her Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Manitoba in 1997. She began working in Brandon in 1998 with Paterson Ross, became a partner of the firm Paterson Patterson Wyman & Abel in 2006, and remains a partner at Patersons LLP. Jodi has argued cases for her clients in all levels of court, including the Manitoba Court of Appeal, Court of Queen’s Bench, Provincial Court and administrative tribunals.
A strong believer in helping families work out their own separation and parenting issues, Jodi has been pursuing training in alternative dispute resolution to better assist her family law clients. She completed the necessary training to allow her to be one of the first lawyers in Brandon to offer Collaborative Family Law and was appointed to the Board of Collaborative Practice Manitoba in September 2011. In 2012 Jodi began mediation training with Mediation Services and received her Mediation Certificate in 2014. Jodi also gained adjudication and arbitration experience when she was appointed Chair of the Canada Pension Plan Review Tribunal in 2000 and 2003. In 2020 Jodi completed an Advanced Mediation Course and in 2021 attended a six day National Arbitration Training Course. She is a member of FAMLI.
Jodi’s volunteer involvement in the Brandon community includes being Past President of the YWCA, The Women’s Resource Centre and the Western Manitoba Bar Association. She was on the Board of the Brandon Chamber of Commerce. She currently facilitates the Western Manitoba Bar Association family law subsection meetings.
During breaks from work, Jodi enjoys spending time at the cabin, traveling back to her hometown of Thunder Bay and also visiting family in B.C., Nova Scotia and Ottawa.
- Collaborative Practice Training
- Mediation Training
- Arbitration Training
1 - 1040 Princess Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 0P8