Cheryl C.M. Siran

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Education
B.A. (Adv.) – 2001
(University of Manitoba)
LLB – 2005
(University of Manitoba)

Cheryl’s practice is general in nature, with a focus on family, civil and construction litigation, but also includes real estate transactions and wills and estate planning.

Cheryl has a variety of experience in the Kenora legal community. Cheryl was a summer student at Legal Aid Ontario in Kenora in 2004 while working towards her law degree and she also completed her articles with the Ministry of the Attorney General – Crown Attorney’s Office in Kenora.

Cheryl enjoys many activities including fishing, snowmachining, cooking and reading.

Cheryl joined Hook, Seller & Lundin LLP as an associate on July 31st, 2006 and became a partner January 1st, 2010.

Call to the Bar
Ontario July 2006

Achievements
During law school, Cheryl was awarded the D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize for highest standing in Property. Cheryl also volunteered as an executive member of the Manitoba Law Students’ Association filling the role as Treasurer in 2003-2004 and then as Executive Director in 2004-2005.

In university, Cheryl was President of the University of Manitoba Best Buddies Organization chapter. Best Buddies creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships and leadership development for people with intellectual developmental disabilities.

Professional Associations
Cheryl is the Past Chair of the Federation of Ontario Law Associations, formerly the County and District Law Presidents’ Association (CDLPA). She was Chair from May 2014 to November 2015. FOLA is an provincial organization whose focus is on advocating on issues affecting the practising Bar and local Law Associations.

Cheryl currently sits on the provincial Board for LibraryCo. She was appointed in November 2015 as a FOLA representative. LibraryCo furthers the mandate of the Law Society of Upper Canada to serve the public interest by supporting post licensing competency of the legal professions in Ontario and access to justice.

Cheryl has also served as Secretary-Treasurer, Vice-President and two terms as the President of the Kenora District Law Association.

Practice Areas:
Civil Litigation
Construction Law and Lien Litigation
Family
Adoptions
Insurance
Real Estate

Email: csiran@HSLlaw.ca
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