JOHNSTON MING MANNING - Key Persons


Andrew J. Luft

Job Titles:
  • Partner

Brad A. Balon B.

Job Titles:
  • Partner
"I strive to provide my clients with competent, practical and efficient legal advice. I always feel a sense of accomplishment when I am able to assist my clients in achieving their goals. It is that sense of accomplishment that makes […]

Brett A. Bothwell B.

Job Titles:
  • Partner
Brett has been with the firm since 2014 and became a partner of the firm in 2018. Brett has a practice primarily focused on residential and commercial real estate transactions, corporate setup and restructuring, commercial business transactions and estate planning and administration.

Christopher A. Rickards Q.

Job Titles:
  • Partner
Chris is the Past Chair of the Board of the Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic, the Past President of the Central Alberta Bar Society, the Red Deer Judicial District Representative of the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers' Association, a former member of the Board of Directors of Pro Bono Law Alberta, and a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association. He has been involved with a number of fundraising activities for Red Deer College including as the co-chair of its annual Affairs of the Arts fundraising event. He has also been involved with the Canadian Paraplegic Association serving on the organizing committees for its fundraising golf tournaments and its Jeans and Jewels (formerly Diamonds & Denim) fundraising gala. He is a former member of the Kiwanis Club of Red Deer. Chris is an avid cyclist and participates not only for fitness and recreation but also to raise funds for charitable organizations such as the MS Society, the Canadian Mental Health Association, the Canadian Paraplegic Association, Red Deer Women's Shelter, and Red Deer Search and Rescue by riding in one day and multi-day fundraising bike rides throughout the province for the last 16 years. Chris' practice is focused on civil litigation with a particular emphasis on personal injury law. His other areas of practice include commercial litigation, estate litigation, construction litigation and employment law.

Darrell R. Moore

Job Titles:
  • Partner
Darrell obtained his Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Alberta in 1979 and was admitted to the Alberta Bar on June 13, 1980.

David M. Manning Q.

Job Titles:
  • Partner
While he has deep roots in the Red Deer community and ongoing involvement with a number of charitable organizations, including educational programs, Dave may be best known by his fellow Red Deerians for his many contributions to the hockey community. In 2011, he was inducted into the Alberta Hockey Hall of Fame in recognition of his achievements in the various positions he has held over the years, including his role as a coach, a member of the World Junior Championship Host Committee, and as President of the Red Deer Athletic Association. I work with my clients to obtain the results they are striving to achieve, as well as assist them in establishing a strategic framework to realize their long-term goals.

Jennifer A. Campbell B.

Job Titles:
  • Partner
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association
Jennifer is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Central Alberta Bar Association, the Central Alberta Association of Collaborative Lawyers, and the Red Deer Regional Legal Aid Appeals Committee. Jennifer obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Distinction from the University of Alberta in 1981 and subsequently a Bachelor of Law Degree from the same institution in 1984.

Joyce F. Sawchuk B.

Job Titles:
  • Student at Law

Kelly J. le Vann B.

Job Titles:
  • Associate
Kelly completed his undergrad in English Literature at the University of Calgary in 2011. Kelly has recently moved back to Red Deer after completing his law degree at the University of Victoria in 2017.

Lindsey C. Sheppard B.

Job Titles:
  • Associate
Lindsey was born and raised in Red Deer, and looks forward to serving clients of Red Deer and Central Alberta. Lindsey prides herself on recognizing when problems can be solved using non-adversarial methods, and when some guidance or determination from […]

Mac Johnston

Job Titles:
  • Retired
Mac Johnston (Retired) Counsel along with James T. Mah Ming (1937-2010) joined the firm in the 1960s when the morning routine included gathering around the day's mailbag to see what files required attention. Since then we have continued to grow and develop along with the Central Alberta region.

MacDonald Johnston

Job Titles:
  • Retired ) Counsel

Sandra L. Manning B.

Job Titles:
  • Partner
Sandra is a past-president of the Central Alberta Bar Association, and is on the Board of Directors of the Butt Ugly Anti-Tobacco Program Society, which is dedicated to promoting a tobacco-free lifestyle to teens. Sandra's days are kept full and busy and she enjoys biking, swimming and family activities with her husband and young son. "I work hard to help my clients complete their business and personal transactions by providing legal advice and services in a responsive, efficient manner. It is always gratifying to see clients succeed in their endeavours, and I am proud that […]