Bill obtained his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics and his LL.B. from the University of Saskatchewan. He has been an active member of the Saskatchewan Bar since 1978. His focus is on civil litigation, mainly in the areas of construction law, family law and wills and estates.
Bill has been a lecturer for the Law Society of Saskatchewan on Construction Law in 1989, for the National Construction Specifications Canada Conference in 1990, for the Canadian Society of Civil Engineering in 1994, for the Saskatoon Construction Association in 1995 and for the Saskatchewan Legal Education Society on Construction Law in 1995. Bill was also certified as a mediator in 1995.
Bill is the Past Chair of the National Construction Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association and Past Chair of the Provincial Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Canadian Bar Association.
Immediately prior to joining Leland Kimpinski, Bill was employed at the CSS Pension Plan, one of Canada’s largest DC pension plans, headquartered in Saskatoon. He has considerable experience in the areas of pension law and administration, having served as the Plan’s General Manager, as well as in house counsel, for 18 years.
During his career in the pension sector, Bill qualified as a Certified Pension Plan Administrator as a Certified Financial Planner. He also served as a director of the Association of Canadian Pension Management for 9 years, and continues to serve on the Association’s National Policy Committee.
Bill is a member of the investment committees of the Saskatoon Community Foundation and the Saskatchewan Foundation for the Arts. Bill is also a Director of the Alberta Adolescent Recovery Center in Calgary.
Areas of Practice:
- Civil Litigation
- Construction Law
- Family Law
- Wills and Estates
- Pension Law and Administration
- Alternative Dispute Resolution