6 August 2021

Join us at the annual Kickoff event and support the United Way of Central Alberta!

17 April 2020

The following is intended as a general summary of Residential Tenancy Law with respect to Alberta during the COVID 19 crisis. This is not a replacement for legal advice tailored to your specific case. Please consult a lawyer if your matter requires professional advice. If you have questions please contact the writer of this article […]

27 March 2020

The law offices of Johnston Ming Manning are currently open from 8:30 am to Noon and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm please call 403-346-5591 to book an appointment.

26 March 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and have an impact in Alberta, we want to ensure we are doing our part to keep our clients and members of our firm safe, and to minimize the risk of any possible transmission in the communities where we live and work. We are monitoring the situation closely […]

10 March 2020

RDC Athletics would like to recognize Chris Rickards, a long-time supporter of RDC Athletics. Rickards has been a fixture in the stands for many years, cheering on our Kings and Queens through regular season and championship games. He is an advocate for Red Deer College, sharing his passion and commitment to all of our teams […]

30 July 2019

On September 12, 2019 Johnston Ming Manning and The Cambridge Hotel host United Way’s Kickoff Luncheon.  JMM shows support for the 2019 United Way of Central Alberta campaign and for the continued community programming happening in Red Deer and Central Alberta.  You are welcome to attend and experience the inspiring stories of United Way campaign […]

3 April 2019

Join JMM at the Innisfail Arena for the Trade show and Taste of Innisfail.  The Innisfail and District Chamber of Commerce is hosting an event for all ages.  You will meet Elyse, Kelly and Joyce at the JMM booth.  The Trade show opens Friday, April 6 at 5:00pm, see you there!

18 December 2018

Kelly celebrated his call to the bar on Friday, November 16, 2018.  The courtroom was full of proud family, friends and coworkers as  Sandra Manning brought the application before the court.  Kelly concluded the ceremony with a speech expressing his gratitude and sense of accomplishment. Johnston Ming Manning LLP is pleased to announce that Kelly […]

13 September 2018

The campaign kick off luncheon showcases the various assistance given and lives touched as United Way gives back to our community.  We support the ongoing efforts of the United Way and applaud local campaign contributors who help make a difference to the people of Central Alberta.

3 April 2018

  A great way to meet our team is at the Innisfail Agritrade April 20 & 21 at the Innisfail Arena.  The Chamber of Commerce is promoting over 100 booths at the trade fair along with a Taste of Innisfail, Auto Row, a children’s area, Friday night BBQ and breakfast Saturday morning!  We look forward […]

2 April 2018

  Women of Excellence Awards Website Join us at the 11th Annual Women of Excellence Awards Ceremony on June 6, 2018.  JMM is a proud sponsor of the Business & Professions catagory award.  Check out the record number of nominees for the 2018 Awards!  The Lifetime Achievement Award recipients are also featured at the link […]

24 November 2017

  Johnston Ming Manning LLP is supporting the Festival of Trees in 2017!

25 April 2017

Join us in celebrating at the kick off luncheon on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Great job in 2016!  Thank you United Way, for helping in our community!  

10 April 2015

Christopher A. Rickards speaks to Global news about the growing pressure on the Red Deer courthouse. Your browser does not support frames.Click here to view the frameless video..

12 February 2015

TWO OF CENTRAL ALBERTA’S LONGEST ESTABLISHED LAW FIRMS JOIN FORCES Dave Manning and Keith Lamb of Johnston Ming Manning LLP of Red Deer and Joe Lehane and Monty Wild of Miller Lehane & Wild are pleased to announce that Johnston Ming Manning (Innisfail) LLP has acquired the law firm of Miller Lehane & Wild in […]

29 August 2014

Andrew J. Luft will be participating in a seminar providing information on Getting Incorporated and the essential steps and legal tips.

28 August 2014

Chris Rickards participated in the Banff GranFondo again this year and completed the 150 km ride despite the Fall like temperatures on the day of the ride.  Chris is one of the Founding Riders for the event having participated in the inaugral ride in 2012 and again in 2013.  He looks forward to participating in […]

15 April 2014

Chris Rickards in his capacity as President of the Central Alberta Bar Society is interviewed by CBC News Clagary on April 1, 2014.  Chris speaks to the Red Deer Courthouse backlog crisis during the interview.  See the video below.

Chris Rickards in his capacity as President of the Central Alberta Bar Society is interviewed by Global Edmonton News on April 7, 2014 on the issue of the pressing need for a new larger Courthouse in Red Deer.  See the video below.

Chris Rickards in his capacity as President of the Central Alberta Bar Society along with retired Queens Bench Justice Jim Foster were interviewed by Global Edmonton News anchor Gord Steinke on March 19, 2014 regarding the issue of Traffic Court moving to a Red Deer hotel and the overcrowding issues at the Red Deer Courthouse.  […]

Chris Rickards in his capacity as President of the Central Alberta Bar Society along with retired Queens Bench Justice Jim Foster were interviewed by Global Edmonton News anchor Gord Steinke in the second of a two part interview on the subject of the need for a new, larger Courthouse in Red Deer.  See the video […]

Chris Rickards in his capacity as President of the Central Alberta Bar Society is interviewed by Global Edmonton News on March 28, 2014 on the issue of the relocation of Traffic Court to a Red Deer hotel.  See the video below.

3 March 2014

One of our partners, BRAD BALON was a volunteer at the Piper Creek Optimist Club of Red Deer’s 2nd Annual Suitcase Party in 2014. On February 21, 2014 the Piper Creek Optimist Club of Red Deer hosted its 2nd Annual Suitcase Party, with all funds raised going to various youth causes in Red Deer. Brad […]

21 February 2014

The Partners and Staff of Johnston Ming Manning LLP would like to congratulate Christopher A. Rickards, who was appointed Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.) on December 31, 2013, by the Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Alberta. Queen’s Counsel appointments are made once every two years to recognize and honor a select group of lawyers for their […]

28 November 2013

Chris Rickards will be riding in the 2014 MS Bike Tour. Chris Rickards will be riding again next year in the MS Bike Tour in Red Deer. Next year’s event will be held on June 7th and June 8th. Chris has participated in this event a number of years and has been successful in raising […]

7 November 2013

Christopher A. Rickards has been appointed President of the Central Alberta Bar Society (CABS) as of October 2013. He was previously the Treasurer of CABS. CABS is a professional, voluntary organization whose membership comprises lawyers, judges and law students in the central Alberta region. The Society acts as a liaison between its members and various […]

Christopher A. Rickards has been appointed the Chair of the Board for the Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic as of September 2013. He was previously the Vice Chair of the Board. The Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic (CACLC) provides legal advice, information and representation to people who cannot afford a lawyer and do not qualify […]

28 May 2013

Chris Rickards will be riding again this year in the MS Bike Tour in Red Deer, with this year’s event being held on June 8 and 9.  Chris has participated in this event over a number of years and has raised thousands of dollars for this very worthwhile cause This year’s ride will cover 200 […]

29 January 2013

Johnston Ming Manning LLP is proud to be the organizer of Law Day 2013, on behalf of the Central Alberta Bar Association. Law Day is a national celebration and commemoration of our nation’s adoption of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Canadian Bar Association and its provincial branches continue to use Law Day to […]

7 January 2013

Our Senior Civil Litigator, Christopher A. Rickards will be presenting a paper on the topic of Questioning to the Central Alberta Bar Association at the Sheraton Hotel in Red Deer on Wednesday January 9, 2013.

3 August 2012

Christopher A. Rickards and D. Grant Watson were among approximately 1,500 founding riders in the inaugural RBC GranFondo Banff.

Our Senior Civil Litigator, Christopher A. Rickards, will speak at the Questioning – 2012 seminar hosted by the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association in Calgary on October 22, 2012 and in Edmonton on October 24, 2012. Chris’ topic is “Structuring and Conducting the Questioning of a Difficult Witness.”

Our associate Andrew J. Luft will be on the Speaker’s Panel for Law Students at the University of Calgary. This event is on October 18th. The purpose of this panel is to raise awareness of opportunities in rural Alberta for future lawyers. Andrew is humbled by this opportunity to speak and hopes he can contribute to the […]