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Annika M.  Friesen

Annika M. Friesen

TEL: (204) 957 8328

FAX: (204) 954 0328


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Legal Assistant:
Delaney Chiborak

TEL: (204) 956 2970 ext. 247


Areas of Focus

Annika practises primarily in the area of civil litigation with a focus on insurance and wills and estates law.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association
  • Chair, United Way Fundraising Campaign, Fillmore Riley LLP
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association, Wills and Estates Section Executive

Volunteer Activities

  • Volunteer, Youth and Adult Education Workgroup, Manitoba W.I.S.E. Inc. (Working in Support of Equality)

Publications / Presentations

  • Co-Author & Co-Presenter, “Costs on Passing of Accounts” (Law Society of Manitoba, November 2017)
  • Co-Author and Co-Presenter, "Basic Will Drafting: Tips and Traps" (Manitoba Bar Association, Wills and Estates Section, December 14, 2017) – encore presentation upcoming November 28/19
  • Author, “Pets and Property Damage: Know Your Obligations” (The Brief, summer 2017)
  • Author, "Time to Close Up Shop But Forgot to Tell Your Insurer? The Implications of the “Shut Down” Exclusion in Property Coverage" (Risk Management Counsel Newsletter, April 2017)
  • Presenter, Winnipeg Foundation’s Will Week, 2015 to 2017
  • Author, "Powers of Attorney: A Powerful Tool for Property Management" (Winnipeg Women Magazine, Summer 2015)
  • Presenter, “Making Damage Claims Less Damaging” (Risk Management Counsel Webinar, December 2014) 
  •  Author, “Canadian Legal Think Tanks Weigh in on Bill C-13” (Winnipeg Women Magazine, Fall 2014)
  •  Author, “Don’t Let a Bad Will Be Your Legacy: Avoid Common Pitfalls with Proper Will Drafting” (Winnipeg Women Magazine, Winter 2013) 
  • Presenter, “Introduction to Human Rights and Equality Law” (Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre, 2013)