With over 30 years’ experience in all areas of corporate and commercial law, Ron represents a wide range of owner-operated businesses for all of their legal needs. In addition to a business law practice, Ron also has developed a large trade-mark and information technology practice representing local and national firms in those areas.
Ron is a member of diverse professional associations, including the Canadian and American Bar Associations, the Law Society of Manitoba, the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, the International Trademark Association, and the IT Law Association of Canada.
Since 2007, he and his dedicated team have continued to meet the various legal needs of his clients, both professional and personal, through the Ronald S. Ade Law Corporation.
Cheryl was called to the Manitoba Bar in 2013. She is a graduate of the University of Manitoba’s Robson Hall, and was awarded the Muriel St. John Legal Research Award.
Prior to joining Ron, Cheryl was an associate at major Winnipeg law firm, where she specialized in Aboriginal and family law and civil litigation. She is keen to expand her legal practice to include corporate commercial transactions, estate planning and real estate and now assists Ron in all of these areas.
Cheryl is passionate about public service. She was a Second-Lieutenant in the Canadian Armed Forces Army Reserves and has volunteered her time with the Legal Help Centre. A lover of the outdoors, Cheryl is an avid cyclist, skier and runner.
Carol, a registered trademark agent with decades of experience, assists with the filing and management of clients’ trade-marks and other intellectual property matters. She is intimately familiar with the processes and procedures that ensure the successful granting of marks in Canada and around the world.
Lori has over 30 years of experience in the legal environment and has worked extensively in the areas of corporate and commercial law, and commercial financing. Lori assists Ron with all corporate matters.
Audrey, with her experience in both corporate and commercial law, wills and estates, is Ron’s legal assistant. Among other things, she heroically attempts to make sense of Ron’s over-stuffed inbox and chaotic schedule.
Tina, with her extensive background in client and customer service, assists with all areas of residential and commercial real estate and estate matters. She also helps manage the daily administration of the office.
With well over 30 years’ experience in law firm accounting, Carolynne is responsible for managing the firm’s accounting, financial reporting, billing and collection, accounts payable, payroll, and reporting to the Big Kahuna.
Jillian maintains the office’s archives, and coordinates the digitization of legal records. She was previously employed in the not-for-profit sector in progressively more senior administrative and development roles, and leverages these experiences in her current work.
We represent Manitoba-based, national and international business clients, from start-up stage to mature operations, and are able to help you with all of your corporate and commercial legal requirements.
We provide extraordinary service for clients with respect to their personal and family matters. In doing so we offer a wide range of services based on 30 years in the Winnipeg community.
Whether you’re buying or selling your home, we provide quick and cost-effective legal support to ensure your sale or purchase is processed smoothly and seamlessly.
We have a wealth of experience in matters relating to estate planning—from the preparation and execution of personal wills, to the creation and implementation of complex family trusts.
We assist in the creation, protection and enforcement of trade-marks, copyrights and other intellectual property rights for start-up, owner-operated, and some of the largest businesses, nationally and internationally. Learn more about our trademarks and intellectual property practice.
We are committed to providing you with the highest level of service at the most competitive rate. To learn more about how we can help you, or to receive a quote for legal services, contact us today.
Anubis, originally from Florida, is the office’s official greeter—a position he he fulfils with silence and grace. Passionate about short sprints followed by long naps, Anubis is often most animated during lunch hours.
George, youthful and outspoken, has recently joined the team as an articling student. While he is happy to assist with various legal matters, being a Greyhound he has a particular interest in fighting speeding tickets.
Harry, the newest member of the canine practice group, brings a youthful enthusiasm and millennial outlook to his job. Though not yet a full-time member of the team, he definitely makes his presence known when he visits the office.
Stella, an American Bulldog with a heart of gold, provided the office with the appearance of security—though left the heavy lifting to the alarm company. In her retirement, she occasionally visits the office to ensure everything remains ship-shape.
We are committed to providing you with the highest level of service at the most competitive rates. To that end, we have streamlined our billing process and simplified what we do and don’t charge you for.
First and foremost, if you would like us to do so, we are prepared to agree to a pre-agreed fixed fee for transactional work to be performed on your behalf. In doing so, we will provide you with certainty of costs in advance. Alternatively, we are prepared to provide our services on the basis of an hourly rate as do most other lawyers.
Whether you select a fixed fee arrangement or a more traditional fee arrangement, we believe our pricing structure will significantly reduce your overall costs for legal services.
Should you have any questions about our fees, your bill or the services we provide, please call or e-mail us to discuss the issues.
As a leader in the fields of intellectual property and information technology, Ron is able to provide you with expert legal advice and assistance with the creation, protection and enforcement of your trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property matters.
Our offices are open Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. We will also gladly open weekends to better meet your needs.