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About Karen Dyck

Karen Dyck is a freelance lawyer based in Manitoba with a keen interest in enhancing access to justice and equality. For the first five years after her Call, Karen carried on a litigation practice in small firms focusing on family law. She has since drawn upon her legal background to work with a number of governmental and non-governmental organizations in a wide range of roles, from investigations and research to program development and writing to management and administration.

Posts by Karen Dyck

Rocking the (Bencher) Vote

10 Tips for Safe Pro Bono

Pausing to Reflect, but Not to Rest

Collaborating to Fill the Gaps

A Matter of Trust

Writing With Hemingway

The Legacy of Phoenix Sinclair

A Full and Equal Voice

Old School Social Networking

Small Town Access to Justice

Building the Evidence Base for Access to Justice

Lawyers and Their Clients: Who’s in Charge?

Good Reasons for Giving Reasons

What Legal Consumers Want

Challenging Mandatory Minimums in Manitoba

Paying Proper Attention to Basic Principles

Plodding Onward


Manitoba PUB Report on Payday Loans Regulation

Back to Basics: Competence in Communications

A Nugget of Writing Advice

Purchasing Justice?

Where Are All the Women in the Future of Law?

Inquest Into the Death of Brian Sinclair