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Iconic defence lawyer Wolch remembered as lion of the law

Thursday, July 20, 2017 @ 1:59 PM | By Christopher Guly

Best known as the dedicated defender of high-profile, wrongly convicted clients David Milgaard and Steven Truscott, iconic criminal defence lawyer Hersh Wolch is being remembered for the humanity and changes he brought to the way the law is administered and interpreted in Canada.

Hersh Wolch“Hersh was a brilliant guy — his mind was incredibly sharp and fast,” said veteran Calgary personal injury lawyer Greg Rodin, who articled under Wolch 39 years ago and later served as a partner with him in their hometown, Winnipeg, before they...