NEWS AND ARTICLES


National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021

Our office will be closed on Thursday, September 30, 2021 in honour of the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. This is a new statutory holiday approved for all federally regulated workplaces. The day was chosen to coincide with Orange Shirt Day, and is to be set aside to create a chance for Canadians to educate and remind themselves about the history of residential schools and reflect on and commemorate the survivors, their families and their communities.

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KENT FAST NAMED IN THE 16TH EDITION OF BEST LAWYERS® IN CANADA

August 27, 2021

Congratulations to Kenton L. Fast for being selected inclusion in Best Lawyers in Canada. Kent is included in the sixteenth edition (2022) in the practice areas of Corporate Law, Commercial Leasing, Real Estate and Trusts and Estates

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CONGRATULATIONS TO VIENNA LUONG ON HER CALL TO THE BAR

June 21, 2021

Vienna Luong received her Call to the Bar from the Law Society of Manitoba on June 24, 2021. We are happy to announce that Vienna will remain with our firm as an associate lawyer practicing as both a solicitor and litigator. Congratulations Vienna!

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WELCOME TO ASSOCIATE LAWYER BETHANY HUTLET

June 14, 2021

Bethany Hutlet has joined our firm as an associate practicing as a solicitor, primarily in the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate, and wills and estates. Bethany completed her articles in Kenora, Ontario and has received calls to both the Ontario bar and Manitoba bar in 2021. We are thrilled to have Bethany join our team and help us to continue to provide excellent service to all our clients.

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New Articling Student

June 07, 2021

We are pleased to welcome a new articling student, Carter Suski, to our firm. Carter graduated from Brandon University in June 2018 with a Business Administrative (Honours) degree and from the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law, in June, 2021. We are thrilled to have Carter join our team and help us to continue to provide excellent service to all our clients.

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KENT FAST NAMED IN THE 15TH EDITION OF BEST LAWYERS® IN CANADA

August 27, 2020

Congratulations to Kenton L. Fast for being selected for the seventh consecutive year for inclusion in Best Lawyers in Canada. Kent is included in the fifteenth edition (2021) in the practice areas of Commercial Leasing, Real Estate and Trusts and Estates.

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WELCOME TO ASSOCIATE LAWYER LARYSSA BOGUCKI

August 18, 2020

LARYSSA BOGUCKI has joined our firm as an associate practicing as a solicitor, effective August 4, 2020. We are thrilled to have Laryssa join our team and help us to continue to provide excellent service to all our clients.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO JIM SAPER ON HIS RETIREMENT

January 07, 2020

We congratulate James H. Saper on his retirement as of December 31, 2019.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO KAREN WITTMAN

August 19, 2019

Karen has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Canadian Bar Insurance Association (CBIA) as of December 1, 2019.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO JESSICA SYMINGTON ON HER CALL TO THE BAR

June 21, 2019

Jessica Symington received her Call to the Bar from the Law Society of Manitoba on June 20, 2019.

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Congratulations to PATRICIA WEST on her Call to the Bar

June 03, 2019

Patricia West received her Call to the Bar from the Law Society of Manitoba on April 30, 2019.

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Congratulations to ELENI PAPAGIANNAKI on her Call to the Bar

June 03, 2019

Eleni Papagiannaki received her Call to the Bar from the Law Society of Manitoba on April 30, 2019.

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Summer Hours

June 03, 2019

Our firm will close at 3:00 on Fridays commencing June 28th and continuing to and including the Friday August 30th, 2019.

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CHANGE OF FIRM NAME

June 01, 2019

Effective June 1, 2019 our firm name will be changed to FAST TRIPPIER CLUNIE WITTMAN LLP. We will continue to practice under the name FAST TRIPPIER LAW.

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Lawyer News

May 31, 2019

We wish Orlando Santos well as he establishes his new practice under the name of The Law Office of Orlando M. Santos.

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KENT FAST NAMED IN THE 13TH EDITION OF BEST LAWYERS® IN CANADA

August 21, 2018

Congratulations to Kenton L. Fast for being selected for the fifth consecutive year for inclusion in Best Lawyers in Canada. Kent is included in the thirteenth edition (2019) in the practice areas of Commercial Leasing, and in Trusts and Estates.

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Congratulations to Sharna Nelko on her Call to the Bar

June 14, 2018

Sharna Nelko received her Call to the Bar from the Law Society of Manitoba today.  We are happy to announce that Sharna will remain with our firm as an associate practicing as both a litigator and a solicitor – see Sharna’s bio page for more information.  Congratulations Sharna!

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New Articling Students

June 04, 2018

We are pleased to welcome three new articling students to our firm.

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Congratulations to Sharna Nelko

August 22, 2017

We are pleased to announce that the recipient of the Law Society of Manitoba/Margaret Hypatia Crawford Award, which is awarded to the student with the highest standing in third year law at the University of Manitoba, was awarded to our Articling Student, Sharna Nelko. Congratulations Sharna.

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Kent Fast named in the 12th Edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada

August 22, 2017

Congratulations to Kenton L. Fast for being selected for the fourth year in a row for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada, in the Trusts and Estates and Commercial Leasing categories.

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Tracy McMahon

April 01, 2017

We are extremely pleased to welcome Tracy McMahon to our firm as a partner as of April 1, 2017.  Tracy is an experienced civil litigator and will join our litigation team.

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New firm name and website launched

December 05, 2016

Our firm name has changed to Fast Trippier Clunie Wittman Santos LLP and we will operate under the name Fast Trippier Law.  We have also launched our new website in conjunction with our rebranding.  We are excited for the future and look forward to continuing to serve our clients effectively and efficiently.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact any one of us.

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Kent Fast named in the Eleventh Edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada

August 10, 2016

Congratulations to Kenton L. Fast for being selected for the third year in a row for inclusion in the eleventh edition of Best Lawyers in Canada.

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Kenton Fast named in the Tenth Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada

August 24, 2015

Congratulations to Kenton L. Fast for being selected by his peers for inclusion in the tenth edition of Best Lawyers in Canada in the area of Trusts and Estates.

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We welcome Faron J. Trippier and Karen R. Wittman

December 01, 2014

We are extremely pleased to announce that Faron Trippier and Karen Wittman have joined our firm as partners as of December 1, 2014. Both bring significant litigation experience to our firm. Faron received his call to the Bar in 1999 and Karen was called in 2000. Welcome aboard!

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Kent Fast named in the Ninth Edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada

August 25, 2014

Congratulations to Kenton L. Fast for being selected by his peers for inclusion in the ninth edition of Best Lawyers in Canada. Kent is included in the practice area of Trusts and Estates.

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