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Krista Boryskavich
Senior Counsel
Krista Boryskavich
Krista Boryskavich



Direct: 204.975.2686

Main: 204.421.8600

Mailing Address

300-305 Broadway

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

R3C 3J7


James Doiron

Direct: 204.560.0464


Krista Boryskavich
Senior Counsel
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Originally from rural Manitoba, Krista is a strategic lawyer and government relations professional with over 15 years experience in private legal practice and municipal and provincial government. Prior to joining DD West, Krista was the City Solicitor and Director of Legal Services for The City of Winnipeg, where she advised City administrators, Council and its committees on a wide range of issues spanning municipal governance and financing to infrastructure and intergovernmental contracts. Krista has also acted as a political advisor at both municipal and provincial level, advising Cabinet Ministers and a Mayor.

Krista practices in the areas of municipal law and corporate commercial transactions.


  • Presenter, "An Ethics Primer for In-House Counsel”, Law Society of Manitoba (2016)
  • Lecturer, University of Manitoba Faculty of Law, Legislative Process Course (2012)
  • The Role of Consumer Preference in the Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms, co-authored with Bryan P. Schwartz, published in the Asper Review of International Business and Trade Law, Volume 5 (2005)
  • Investment Subsidies and the Canadian Agreement on Internal Trade, co-authored with Bryan P. Schwartz, published in: (i) the Asper Review of International Business and Trade Law, Volume 3 (2003), and (ii) The Auto Pact: Investment, Labour and the WTO (2004)
  • Hollywood North: Tax Incentives and the Film Industry in Canada, co-authored with Aaron J. Bowler, published in the Asper Review of International Business and Trade Law, Volume 2 (2002)


  • Manitoba Mental Health Review Board, Chair


  • B.A. Honors, University of Winnipeg - 1996
  • LL.B., University of Manitoba - 2002
  • Master of Public Administration (With Distinction), University of Winnipeg/University of Manitoba - 2012
  • Certificate in Municipal Leadership, York University, Schulich School of Busniess - 2014
  • Women and Power Executive Education Certificate, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government - 2015


  • Called to the Manitoba Bar
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association 
  • Past Chair of the Manitoba Bar Association Municipal Law Section
  • Sessional Instructor, Robson Hall-Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba
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