Terry Loewen


Terry Loewen graduated with a B.A 1982, and he obtained his law degree in 1985, both at the University of Manitoba. He practiced law first in Winnipeg, with an emphasis on labour and employment law, and then returned to practice in Steinbach in 1988. He practiced with the late Delbert Plett for 10 years, before becoming a founding partner of the present firm, Loewen Henderson Banman Legault LLP.

Terry practises primarily in the area of business, farm and real estate transactions, wills and estates.

Terry has a particular interest in dealing with farm businesses and succession planning, and enjoys working with farm families and a team of professionals in this area. He is a founding member of the local Canadian Association of Farm Advisors.

Maintaining a high level of service, including getting work done on time and returning calls promptly, are particularly important to Terry. He is also pleased to take advantage of opportunities to use his German, particularly Low German, to better serve his clients.

David Banman


David was born and raised in Southeastern Manitoba, attending elementary and junior high school in Steinbach before moving to California at age 15. He spent 11 years in California, and graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and University of the Pacific with a Juris Doctor degree. He received his license to practice law in California in 1997, and continues to be an active member of the California State Bar.

David moved back to Manitoba in 1997, and in 1998 was called to the Bar in Manitoba. He has been practicing law in Steinbach ever since, first as a partner at McNeill Banman Law Office, and from 2004 to the present as a partner at Loewen Henderson Banman Legault LLP. He has a general practice, with emphasis on commercial transactions, wills and estates and real estate.

David, his wife, Anne, and their two sons live in Steinbach where they are active members in the community. David served as a city councilor in Steinbach for two terms (being the second youngest councilor ever elected), and has served on the Board of Directors of the Steinbach Golf Club, the Jake Epp Public Library, and the Steinbach Chamber of Commerce.

David enjoys playing and watching just about any sport, and when not at work or with his family, he can be found climbing mountains in far flung corners of the world.

Steve Legault


Steve graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1999, where he was the recipient of the Kimberley Dawn Gusto Award for Children and the Law, The J.A. Johnson award for Advanced Family Law and was a finalist in the Solomon Greenberg Advocacy Competition. He was called to the bar in 2000.

Steve practices primarily in the areas of Family, Labour and Criminal Law litigation. He is also a regular Learning Group Facilitator for the Law Society, helping articling students achieve their call to the bar.

Steve and his wife Erin, and cats, Peanut and Ricky enjoy their life in the country, where Steve gets to play on his John Deere every weekend.

Anne Barkman


Anne Barkman resides in Steinbach and has a niche practice consisting of Ontario real estate and small/mid-size corporate consultation. Anne combines her past experience as HyLife’s General Counsel and large law firm corporate practice to help local business owners understand the law and to apply it to their business in an effective and cost efficient manner.

Called to the bar in 2001, Anne has practiced corporate and anti-trust law at Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP (Toronto) and Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (Winnipeg). Anne spent one year working for the Competition Bureau of Canada investigating anti-trust behavior and nine years as General Counsel for the HyLife group.