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Thomas P. Dooley

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Call to the Bar: 1970, Manitoba 1981, Saskatchewan

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Thomas P. Dooley

About Thomas P. Dooley

Areas of Practice

Experience

Summary

Partner, 1987 - present. Practises in the corporate and commercial areas, with emphasis on agricultural related industries, co-operatives and not-for-profits, charities, administrative law, legislative drafting and real estate development and marketing.

Education

  • University of Manitoba, LL.B., 1969
  • University of Manitoba, B.A., 1965

Professional Activities

Presentations

  • The Clergy and Religious Institutions: “Where Secular Obligations Conflict with Religious Duties and Conscience” - Isaac Pitblado Lectures (1996)
  • Session Leader, School Board Governance - Manitoba Federation of Independent Schools: 2002
  • Speaker, Manitoba Bar Association Mid-Winter Session Re: Legal and Business Issues Faced by Agricultural Producers: 2003
  • Speaker, Check Off Options and Requirements - Prairie Oat Growers Association Inc.: 2002
  • Panelist, Governance and Fiduciary Issues - Defined Pension Plans - Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute: 2001
  • Speaker, Responsibilities of Board Members - Veterinary Services District Boards: 2000
  • Panelist, Legal Considerations in Strategic Long-Term Planning: Farm Business Challenges: 1998
  • “New Generation Co-operatives” - AMT Report Fall: 1997
  • “New Generation Co-operatives Sweep North From the Dakotas” - Manitoba Focus: 1998 Vol. 1
  • New Generation Co-operatives Workshop - Consulting Agrologists: 1999
  • Symposium on New Generation Co-operatives Workshop - Grain World: 1999
  • Speaker, “New Generation Co-operatives” Winkler and District Chamber of Commerce: 1998
  • Session Leader, Law Society of Manitoba: Cooperatives in Manitoba: A Primer: 2004
  • Speaker, Advanced Cooperative Training MAFRI: 2006
  • Speaker, Bio-Fuels and Value-Added Co-op Conference: 2007
  • Speaker, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Staff Development Session on Cooperatives: 2007
  • Speaker, Workshop on Forming Producer-Controlled Value-Added Organizations: 2009
  • Speaker, Food Safety and Crisis Communication Workshop, Crisis Response Strategy and Recall Procedures: 1998
  • “Crisis Management: Are you Prepared?” - AMT Report Spring: 1999
  • Examiner, Law Society of Manitoba Bar Admissions Course - Ethics, Professional Responsibility & Law Office Management
  • Sessional Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Economics & Farm Management: University of Manitoba: 1997
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management: University of Manitoba: 1998 - 2000
  • Lecturer in Law Society of Manitoba Bar Admission Course - Corporate and Commercial Transactions: 1978 - 1980 - Panellist: 1990
  • Contributing Editor: Family Farm Business Advisor
  • Chair - Manitoba Bar Association Mid-Winter Session re: The Farm Lands Protection Act: 1984

Professional Associations

  • The Law Society of Manitoba
  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • American Agricultural Law Association

Professional Recognition

  • Distinguished Service Award, University of Manitoba, 1997
  • The Harry Mardon Award, Manitoba Chambers of Commerce, 2009
  • Distinguished Service Award, St. John's-Ravenscourt School, 2011
  • Lexpert Zenith Award, Leadership Through Change, 2012

Involvements and Affiliations

  • Director, Rossbrook House Foundation Inc.: 2006 - present
  • Director, Manitoba Cardiac Institute (Reh-Fit) Foundation Inc.: 2003 - present
  • Founding Director, Secretary, Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice at St. Paul’s College Inc.: 2002 - present
  • Former Chair, St. John’s-Ravenscourt School Board of Governors: 1994 - 1996
  • Former Chair, St. John’s-Ravenscourt Foundation Inc.: 1994 - 1996 : 2008 - 2010
  • Former President, Manitoba Cardiac Institute (Reh-Fit) Inc.: 2003 - 2006
  • Former Chair, St. Paul’s College, Board of Governors: 2005 - 2008
  • Former Director, St. Paul's College Foundation Inc.: 2005 - 2010
  • Former Vice-Chair, University of Manitoba Board of Governors: 1996
  • Former Director, Manitoba Food Processors Association Inc.: 1997 - 1999
  • Former Corporate Secretary, Manitoba Chamber of Commerce: 1993 -1999
  • Former Chair, Policy Resolutions Committee, Manitoba Chamber of Commerce: 1993 - 1999
  • Former Commodore, Zig Zag Yacht Club: 1991 - 1993
  • Former Chair, St. Paul’s College Alumni and Friends Association Inc.: 1990 - 1993
  • Former President, Manitoba Law School Student Council: 1968 - 1969
  • Former President, St. Paul’s College Student Council: 1964 - 1965
  • Member, The Wilson Report Subcommittee on the Gender Issues Subsection of the Manitoba Bar Association: 1993
  • Member, The Law Society of Manitoba Advisory Committee on Governance of the Professions: 1995
  • Former Secretary-Treasurer, College Housing Holdings Incorporated: 1981 – 2000
  • Former Member, Canada-Manitoba Agri-Food Council