Episode 23: Why Administrative Law Matters

Administrative Law – Jun 2021

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Episode 23: Why Administrative Law Matters
Broadcast Date: June 3, 2021


In this mini-podcast, attorney Lauren J. Wihak shares her views on administrative law and explains why she believes this branch of law is so important on many different levels. In the process, she invites the legal community to participate in an important annual update on the issues raised in her area of expertise.

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  • Lauren J. Wihak, Lawyer, McDougall Gauley LLP Barristers + Solicitors

Lauren J. Wihak is a Partner with McDougall Gauley LLP in Regina, Saskatchewan, with a practice focusing on administrative and public law, civil litigation, and appeals. Prior to starting her career as a lawyer, Lauren clerked for the Honourable Madam Justice Georgina R. Jackson of the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan (2008-2009) and for the Honourable Mr. Justice Louis LeBel of the Supreme Court of Canada (2009-2010). Lauren has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the Manitoba Court of Appeal, and various trial courts throughout Canada including the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench. Lauren teaches Appellate Advocacy and Principles at the University of Saskatchewan College of Law, as a sessional instructor. Lauren has authored several papers and articles, some of which have been cited by Canadian courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada and the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan, and she has spoken and presented at numerous conferences and seminars on administrative law across Canada. She is fluent in both English and French.

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