WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Sept. 26, 2012) - In 1887, construction of the Eiffel Tower started in Paris, Queen Victoria celebrated her Golden Jubilee in London and two lawyers from Winnipeg founded the law firm that is now known as Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP. To help mark the firm's 125th anniversary, the partners have had a short history prepared based on biographies of notable firm members. It includes photographs of many of these lawyers, as well as extracts, photographs and captions from newspapers reporting on matters in which the firm was involved.
TDS Law has launched a website at www.tdslaw.com/125 which includes a link to the firm history. In addition to the historical record, the website will feature a series of videos narrated by TDS Law Managing Partner and CEO Don Douglas. These videos will also be displayed on the firm's YouTube channel LegalWinnipeg. Historical facts and topics of interest will be highlighted on the firm's Twitter site and on the firm's Facebook page using the "timeline" feature.
Don Douglas says, "As we celebrate our anniversary, we wanted to take this opportunity to thank our clients and the community that we serve." Douglas adds, "As proud as we are of our past, our focus is firmly fixed on the present and future as we strive to maintain and improve on the high standards set by those who came before. 2012 marks the closing of one chapter and the beginning of another. The world around us is changing rapidly. We at TDS must adapt to these changes in order to prepare ourselves, and more importantly our clients, to meet and overcome the challenges with which we and they will be faced."
ABOUT THOMPSON DORFMAN SWEATMAN LLP
TDS Law is a leading Manitoba-based law firm for business, employment, advocacy and dispute resolution, providing legal services to its clients locally, nationally and internationally. The full service firm's 76 lawyers cover over 20 areas of practice and offer services in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Portuguese and Polish. TDS Law is one of the founding members of Lex Mundi, the world's foremost association of independent law firms. In 2012, TDS Law celebrates 125 years in the legal community.