Category: Arbitrator, Counsel, Mediator
Firm/Organization: Harris Law Solutions
Laurelle has been a practicing lawyer in Winnipeg and throughout Manitoba for over 19 years, primarily in the area of family law.
Throughout her career, Laurelle has undertaken extensive continuing legal education In addition to her undergraduate and law degrees, Laurelle holds a Certificate in Family Arbitration (2021) and a Certificate in Family Mediation from York University (2019), as well as general mediation training.
As a founding director of the Family Mediation and Arbitration Legal Institute (FAMLI), Laurelle has been at the forefront of the development of family arbitration resources in Manitoba.
Laurelle draws on the combination of her legal experience, training, and personal experience – as well as common sense and compassion – to help her clients achieve a fair resolution to their matters during what are often difficult, emotionally challenging times.
In addition to her legal practice, Laurelle has also taught at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law (Family Law and Gender in the Law).
Committed to service, Laurelle has always been actively involved in her community. She has volunteered for several non-profit organizations national and local, including as an adult literacy tutor, a counsellor in women’s health, with the Law Society of Manitoba, the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law, and the Legal Help Centre. In 2019, she was named an Honourary Lifetime Member by Women’s Health Clinic in recognition of her contributions to the Clinic, having served on the Board of Directors for more than ten years, including two years as Chair. She continues to sit on the Clinic’s Equity, Inclusion and Accountability Committee as a member-at-large. Laurelle has also previously served on the Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg, also serving as the department Co-Chair for the Public Affairs and Advocacy Committee. She currently serves as Chair of the Manitoba Bar Association’s Equality Issues Section.
Families and individuals come in all forms, and Laurelle is dedicated to providing inclusive services with expertise, common sense and compassion.
- Domestic Violence Screening Trained
- Mediation Training
- Arbitration Training
300 - 330 St. Mary Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3C 3Z5