Terry received a B.Comm. in 1989, and his LL.B. with distinction in 1990 – both from the University of Saskatchewan. He was the President of the Law Students’ Association from 1989-90, while attending the University of Saskatchewan Law School. Terry joined Leland Kimpinski in 1995 and became a partner, working in the corporate/commercial, lending, landlord/tenant and real estate areas.
Terry received a Queen’s Counsel designation in January, 2010. He was inducted into the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame in 2003.
Terry has been active in the Canadian Bar Association at the branch level, in various sections, and as chair of the 2007 Mid-Winter Meeting. He served on the Branch Executive Committee as Treasurer in 2007-08, Vice President in 2008-09, President in 2009-10, and Past President in 2010-11. Terry also served on the CBA National Council for four years, 2007-11 and the National Board of Directors in 2009-10. He served on the organizing committee when the National Canadian Legal Conference of the CBA was held in Saskatoon in 2001. Terry sat on the Saskatoon Bar Association Executive from 1994-2004, serving as President in 2002-03. Terry taught Commercial Law at the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology for several years and has presented to several CBA sections over the years.
Terry’s community involvement has included sitting on the boards of the Saskatoon Symphony Society from 1991-95 where he served as Corporate Secretary and later as Honorary Solicitor, Junior Achievement from 1991-99 where he served as Corporate Secretary and was Chair from 1995-97, St. Ann’s Senior Citizen’s Village from 2006-2007, and St. Paul’s Hospital from 2012-2015. Terry was active in federal and provincial politics for many years. He has also coached his children in soccer and hockey.
Areas of Practice:
- Commercial / Residential / Farm Real Estate
- Commercial Financing / Farm and Agri-business Financing
- Real Estate Development
- Business Law – Setup, Purchase and Sale
- Corporate Law – Incorporations and Corporate Reorganizations
- Landlord-and-Tenant Law