Elke Churchman, BA, LLB
Barrister and Solicitor
Elke (pronounced Elkie) graduated from the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan in 1975. For a number of years prior to opening her own practice Elke practiced at Miller Thompson and McDougall Gauley. She served as the Chairperson of the Board of Referees of the Employment Insurance Commission (the Appeal Board) from 1998-2004. Elke also worked for the provincial government as legal counsel for Occupational Health and Safety from 2004-2011 giving her experience in both public practice and administrative law. She started her own practice in 2011 which has a large family law and litigation focus. Over time this practice has become the Churchman & Co. Law Office that exists today. She has appeared successfully in the Court of Queen's Bench and the Court of Appeal throughout her career.
Elke served on the board of Lawyers concerned for Lawyers (LCL) for 17 years. She has also served on the board of Legal Profession Assistance Conference (LPAC) for 12 years. Elke also volunteers her time with Community Legal Assistance Services for Saskatoon Inner City Inc. (CLASSIC) where she provides summary legal advice to clients in the areas of family and civil law and with Pro Bono Law Saskatchewan Saskatoon Northern Initiative. This is a program which offers free legal advice via internet to remote communities.
Elke has raised three daughters, and has seven grandchildren who she loves to spoil and build lego with. She is an avid nerd who loves ComicCon, Dr. Who, and Game of Thrones.
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