Léa M. Lapointe

B.A. JD

lea@mandwlaw.ca
Direct: (306) 955-9624

Léa received her Law degree from the University of Saskatchewan (2012), her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Regina (2002), and her certification from the Collaborative Professionals of Saskatchewan (2015).

Wherever possible, Léa encourages collaborative, mediated, or negotiated approaches to resolving disputes. These approaches emphasize the interests of the parties and encourage clients to have an active role in determining the outcome of the transition or dispute. Léa also prepares court applications regarding family law, child protection, and adult guardianship. Léa acts regularly as counsel for parents, grandparents, and child and youth clients (as appointed by the Counsel for Children Office), and she has significant experience representing First Nations Child and Family Service agencies.

Léa earned the Law Society of Saskatchewan Silver Medal in 2012 and a number of other awards related to her academic performance and volunteerism.

Léa serves as volunteer and sessional lecturer with the College of Law (in the areas of negotiation and dispute resolution), and serves on the board of the Collaborative Professionals of Saskatchewan.  Léa has previously served on the boards for CLASSIC Inc. and God’s Littlest Angels, as a Coordinator of CLASSIC’s Legal Advice Clinic, and as a student member on the College of Law Faculty Council.