John Benesh

B.A., B.Comm., LL.B.

John BeneshJohn Received his Bachelor of Laws from the U. of S in Saskatoon. He also received his Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts in Economics (cum Laude) from the U. of S.

John is certified by the Law Society of Saskatchewan as a mediator. Mediation Services are Provided by John as an alternate dispute resolution in all areas including custody, access, maintenance and property division in the area of family law, shareholders and partnership disputes in the area of corporate law, employment grievances or termination in the area of labor law, as well as disputes in other areas.

John's involvements include: Rotary (President 1993-94, Paul Harris Fellow Multiple), BBB - Better Business Bureau of Saskatchewan, SBA - Sutherland Business Association (President 1993), Knights of Columbus, Catholic Family Services (1985-91Board Member), Saskatoon Association for Community Living (1991-93 Board Member). John is involved with his family in the community, school and church.

John's practice is not limited to any particular area and is involved in all areas of law including business law. Cases in which he has been involved have resulted in unique and innovative development of the changing law.

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David Samuel

B.A. Spec. Hons, J.D.

David Samuel

David received his Juris Doctor from the University of Saskatchewan (2010). He also received his Bachelor of Arts in Social Psychology (cum Laude) from York University (2006).

David's practice is focused on litigation, mainly in family law.

David is also certified collaborative lawyer, and he also provides mediation services. Thus far, David has provided mediation services for SGI, as well as in other areas including family law, and corporate litigation.

David is involved in the following community roles:

  • Canadian Deafblind Association-board member (2011 - present)
  • Recess Guardians-board member (2014 - present)
  • Sask Sport Appeal Panel - decision-maker
  • Federal Department of Justice Family Law Information Centre -volunteer family law information provider
  • Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan - presenter on family law issues





Monique Bews

J.D. B.A.

Monique Bews

Monique received her Juris Doctor from the University of Saskatchewan (2019). She also received her Bachelor of Arts in French with a minor in Crime, Law and Justice Studies from the University of Saskatchewan with Great Distinction (2016).  

Monique’s practice is focused on civil litigation, wills & estates, real estate and corporate law. Monique is bilingual, having taken most of her schooling in French, and spent a term taking law in French at the University of Ottawa. Monique offers legal services in French.

Outside of law, Monique enjoys salsa dancing, going for walks, and travelling. Monique is currently a board member of the Recess Guardians, an organization that develops programs to use in schools to help build leadership skills and to keep kids active.

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Brenden W. Prokopchuk


Monique Bews

Brenden is the son of a railroader and has lived all over the prairies. While he had never lived in Saskatoon prior to attending law school in 2016, he has no doubt that there is no better place to live than here. Morning walks through the many parks of Saskatoon and the perfect balance between having the amenities of a city but the atmosphere of a smaller center keeps his spirits high and his energy booming.
Having obtained a BA in Psychology from the University of Regina, Brenden completed his Juris Doctor (law degree) from the University of Saskatoon in 2019 and joined Benesh Bitz & Company soon after.
Brenden specializes in family law and civil litigation. His passion is problem solving and working through issues, which has led him to a fascination in mediation and collaborative law. His philosophy is to work through a dispute together, no matter how difficult, so that everyone is better off in the long run.
When you have Brenden on your side, you can expect to be a participant in every step of the process. He will tell you that trust is best achieved when you do not need to guess what the next step is. From day one, Brenden will give you the hard news just as quickly as the good and you will go through multiple
options so that you can choose what is best for you. 
In his spare time, Brenden enjoys spending time with his wife, dog, and his soon-to-be first child. His weekends involve playing DND or solving escape rooms with his friends, and you can often find him volunteering for the Family Legal Assistance Clinic. 

Arielle G.L. Benesh

B.A. Hons; J.D.

Arielle is a student-at-law, returning to Benesh Bitz & Company to complete her articling year following her previous position as a paralegal and term as a summer student. Arielle completed her Juris Doctor from the University of Saskatchewan in April of 2020. She also completed her Bachelor of Arts four-year in Business Economics (cum Laude) from the University of Saskatchewan.

Arielle plans to develop a general practice, supported by her paralegal experience in real estate, wills, estates, and corporate law.

Arielle is trilingual. She graduated high school with a bilingual certificate in French and she spent a year in Neiva, Colombia through a Rotary youth exchange where she learned to speak Spanish fluently.

Outside of law, Arielle is a licensed soccer coach working with Lakewood community and Whitecaps Academy. She is a board member of a charitable organization, Saskatchewan Alternative Initiatives, since 2017 (vice-president 2019-2020). And she enjoys staying active: playing co-ed rec sports including soccer and slo-pitch; and snowboarding in the mountains.

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