Lawrence I.Z. Pinsky

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Lawrence Pinsky

Lawrence I.Z. Pinsky Partner


Services provided by Lawrence I. Pinksy Law Corporation.

  • University of Winnipeg (B.A. 1989)
  • University of Manitoba (LL.B., 1992)
  • Mediation and Principled Negotiation Certificates
  • Mediation and Arbitration Training
  • Collaborative Law Training

Lawrence’s practice focuses on the resolution of family law disputes through negotiation, methods of alternative dispute resolution like mediation and collaborative law, and litigation. Over the last 25 years, he has represented clients in all Manitoba courts. Lawrence also occasionally lectures and writes articles dealing with various issues in family law, has acted as a mediator, and is a certified arbitrator.

Practising within the Family Law Group of Taylor McCaffrey LLP, one of the largest Family Law Groups in Western Canada, Lawrence resolves family law issues through careful planning that focuses on clients’ true interests and most especially, the well being of children. As family law continually evolves, Lawrence and the other members of the Family Law Group strive to properly assess all clients and anticipate their needs.

Memberships and Professional Designations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Manitoba Bar Association 
  • International Academy of Family Lawyers, Fellow 
  • Arbitration and Mediation Institute of Manitoba Inc., Past Member 
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution Institute of Canada Inc., Past Member 
  • Canadian Foundation for Dispute Resolution, Past Member 
  • Manitoba Council of Administrative Tribunals


  • Canadian Bar Association, National Family Section, Past Chair
  • Manitoba Bar Association, Family Law Section Executive, Past-Chair 
  • Manitoba Bar Association, Family Law Section Legislative Changes Sub-Committee, Past Chair
  • Manitoba Bar Association, Past Council Member 
  • Manitoba Human Rights Board of Adjudication, Human Rights Adjudicator 
  • Organizing Committee of the Joint Bench/Bar/Law Society Family Law Program 2010-2014, Member and/or Presenter and/or Co-Chair 
  • 20th Anniversary of the Manitoba Unified Family Court, Past Co-chair
  • Court of Queen’s Bench Costs Committee, Past Member
  • Court of Queen’s Bench Miscellaneous Committees, Past Member 
  • Jewish Child and Family Services, Former Board Member, Former Ethics Committee Member
  • TM Workplace Safety and Health Committee, Past Chair 
  • Manitoba Crafts Council, Past Chair
  • Manitoba Law Society, Practice and Ethics Committee, Past Member 
  • Mediation Internship Pilot Project/Manitoba Justice, Lawyer/mediator
  • Family – Family Arbitration Mediation Legal Institute – Founder
  • Manitoba Association  Mid Winter – Speaker & Presenter
  • University of Winnipeg – Lecturer – Occasional Guest


Lawrence Pinsky was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2019 in the field of Family Law

Manitoba Bar Association – Section Award

Best Lawyers Award Badge