Corporate/Commercial Associate – Christianson TDS

Career Information

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are asked to email and attaching their cover letter, resume and transcripts to:

Victoria Espey
Christianson TDS
316 Saskatchewan Avenue East
Portage la Prairie, MB   R1N 3C4

We thank all candidates who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Commitment to Diversity

One of our firm’s Core Values is that we value diversity and strive to reflect the communities we serve. In that regard, we encourage anyone who identifies as an Indigenous person, a visible minority, a person with a disability, and/or a member of the 2SLGBTQ+ community to apply. We also welcome you to self-identify your membership in these groups if you wish to do so.

Christianson TDS law (CTDS) is seeking to hire a full-time associate lawyer to join the corporate/commercial department of our firm. We offer an attractive salary structure and benefits package, along with opportunities for career advancement.

Our Firm

With over 50 years of service, Christianson TDS is a vibrant and dynamic law firm based in Portage la Prairie, with branch offices located across rural Manitoba including Neepawa, Gladstone and MacGregor. We provide high-quality legal services across several areas of law, including litigation, corporate, real estate, and family law.

Led by our Managing Partner, Bjorn Christianson K.C., and Partners Lucy Kinnear & Kristin Desrochers, we believe that collaboration is essential to providing outstanding professional service, and our collegial workplace fosters greater teamwork, responsiveness, and communication, providing better results for clients.  We live our values through the work we provide to our prospective and current clients and ensure it is part of our firm’s culture and core values.

Supplemented by our Winnipeg office, our clients have direct access to over 30 areas of the law including taxation, environmental law, business immigration, labour and employment law, complex litigation, intellectual property, aboriginal law, and securities law, as well as connections to reputable (Lex Mundi) law firms in over 100 countries around the world. Our lawyers have access to a wide range of practice development and practice management tools. A full-service marketing department provides internal practice and business development support, and the department works with the Practice Groups to provide frequent continuing professional development opportunities.

Reasons To Choose Rural Manitoba
We believe that working in smaller communities is an excellent opportunity for legal professionals who want to make a difference, to develop strong client relationships, and to create change. Here are some of the reasons why:

Closer client relationships: In smaller communities, you’ll have the chance to build close relationships with clients and become their trusted advisor. This is a connection with clients that can’t easily be built in larger urban centres.

Thriving economy: Rural Manitoba is an excellent place to work, with a growing economy and plenty of opportunities to build your practice. You’ll have the chance to make a real impact in the community and be part of something truly special.

More autonomy: In law firms like ours, you have a greater degree of autonomy and control over your work, including the types of matters you handle, your schedule, and your work style. Rural Manitoba offers a more relaxed environment, giving you the chance to develop your skill set and achieve a better work-life balance in your personal and professional life.



  • Portage la Prairie
  • Neepawa