Barry E. Wadsworth
Associate Counsel


Mr. Wadsworth dropped out of high-school, travelled through Europe, worked in construction, and then as a trades-helper at a hospital in Winnipeg. Upon being laid-off at age 35 and without formal credentials, he applied to, was accepted, and completed his studies at Osgoode Hall Law School. After his call in 2000, he practised “lefty-law” at a small firm and now acts as Associate Counsel to Unifor, the largest private sector union in Canada.

Year Called to the Bar:2000

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