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Jared Wheeler

Jerchlaw – Associate

B.A. (Manitoba)
J.D. (Manitoba)

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Jared is a proud father of three and joined Jerch Law as an associate in June 2017 where he primarily practices Aboriginal law, corporate law, litigation and administrative law. He has appeared at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, the National Energy Board, the Public Utilities Board and the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench.

Jared serves as a Member-at-Large on the Executive of the Aboriginal Law section of the Manitoba Bar Association and sits on the Board of Directors and chairs the Governance Committee of Inclusion Winnipeg, which assists people who live with intellectual disabilities.

Jared obtained his law degree from the University of Manitoba, Robson Hall in 2016 and completed his articles at the Public Interest Law Centre. Jared was also on the organizing committee for the 2017 Canadian Bar Association National Aboriginal Law Conference.

In 2015-16 Jared was the president of the Manitoba Aboriginal Law Students’ Association (MALSA), completed an internship at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, and participated in Create H2O, an inter-disciplinary program focusing on water and sanitation security in First Nations. Jared also volunteered at the University Law Centre and represented Robson Hall in the national 2016 Kawaskimhon Aboriginal Law Moot. Jared was the recipient of the Yude M. Henteleff Prize in Human Rights and Civil Liberties, the Leon Mitchell, Q.C. Prize for Highest Standing in Labour-Management Relations and the Borden Ladner Gervais Professional Excellence Award.

While in law school Jared worked as a research assistant for Professors Karen Busby and Aimée Craft, completed a summer internship with the Public Interest Law Centre, and was a research and administrative assistant at Celeste McKay Consulting. Prior to law school Jared was a shift manager at a Winnipeg casino and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Winnipeg, with a double-major in Conflict Resolution and International Development Studies.

Jared is a member of the Manitoba Metis Federation and is an avid musician having been in many local Winnipeg bands.