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Cochrane Saxberg is a litigation, child protection, employment and labour, corporate and Indigenous advocacy law firm.

Luke R. Bernas

Associate
Biography Luke has extensive experience in litigation and advocacy work, focusing primarily on child protection, labour and employment and civil and commercial litigation. Luke has appeared at all levels of court in Manitoba as well as the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, The Canadian Industrial Relations Board and the License Suspension...
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Brianna M. Bogucki

Associate
Brianna practices primarily as a litigator in the area of child protection law. Brianna was called to the Manitoba Bar in 2018. She graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba, joining Cochrane Saxberg as an articling student on July 1st, 2017. Prior to obtaining her law...
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Harold (Sonny) Cochrane, Q.C.

Partner
Biography Mr. Cochrane was called to the Manitoba Bar in 1996. He is a Cree lawyer who grew up on Fisher River Cree Nation and has deep connections to the Indigenous community. He is the first Cree lawyer appointed Queen’s counsel in Manitoba. He is a founding member of Cochrane...
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Alyssa Cloutier

Associate
Biography Alyssa was called to the bar on May 26, 2021. She practices primarily in the areas of Family Law, Civil Litigation and Labour and Employment Law. Alyssa joined Cochrane Saxberg as an articling student on June 8, 2020, following her graduation from the Faculty of Law at the University...
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Terrance DeLaronde

Associate
Biography Terrance focuses primarily on Child Protection Law. Terrance was called to the Manitoba Bar in June, 2016. Prior to attending law school, Terrance attended the Paul J. Hill School of Business at the University of Regina. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Terrance enjoyed playing in the Western Hockey League...
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Travis DeLaronde

Associate
BIOGRAPHY Travis was called to the Manitoba Bar in June 2017, and joined Cochrane Saxberg as an associate in October 2019. Travis focuses on Child Protection law, but has also worked in many other areas including: Indigenous law, business law, labour and employment, and civil litigation. Prior to becoming a...
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Robyn Fraser

Associate
Biography Robyn graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba, joining Cochrane Saxberg as an articling student on June 11th, 2018. Prior to law school, Robyn obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree with Distinction in Psychology from the University of Manitoba. During her time at law school,...
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Jennifer A. Guiboche

Associate
Biography Jennifer practices primarily in the area of Child Protection Law. She was raised in Swan River, Manitoba, and she believes her life experience brings a unique perspective to her practice field. Jennifer was called to the Bar in 2011. She has acted as legal counsel to various child welfare...
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Raven-Dominique Gobeil

Associate
Biography Raven-Dominique is a Queer, Anishinaabe-Kwe and Métis woman. She is a member of Poplar River First Nation and has Métis roots in southeastern Manitoba. Raven-Dominique was called to the Bar on June 10, 2020. She articled at the Child Protection Law Office of Legal Aid Manitoba. During this time,...
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Davy Ireland

Counsel
Raised in Scotland, Davy has called Winnipeg home for many years. He received both his Bachelors and Masters degrees in law from the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba. In 2016, Davy was appointed to the Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba where he teaches Criminal Law, Evidence...
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Greg A. Johnson

Partner
Biography Greg focuses primarily in the area of Child Protection Law and Indigenous Law. Greg currently oversees a number of child protection agencies serving various regions within the Province of Manitoba. Mr. Johnson received his call to the Manitoba Bar in June of 2005.  Mr. Johnson is a member of...
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Brenda A. Johnston

Partner
Biography Ms. Johnston, a member of the Peguis First Nation, practices in the areas of Indigenous law and Business law. She received her call to the Manitoba Bar in 1996. Throughout Ms. Johnston’s practice, she has provided full comprehensive legal services to Indigenous individuals, First Nation Bands, First Nation political...
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Shameem Koshy

Associate
Biography Shameem graduated from University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Conflict Resolution Studies and went on to attend Law School at the University of Manitoba. She completed her articles at Legal Aid Manitoba and received her Call to the Bar in 2004. She then joined Legal...
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Danielle Morrison

Associate
Danielle H. Morrison, a proud Treaty 3 member of the Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing, practices in the areas of Indigenous law, Child Protection and Litigation. She received her call in July 2020. Prior to law school, Danielle developed a long-standing career in program delivery, policy review and advocacy with various Indigenous-led...
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Katherine Olson

Associate
Biography Katie is an associate having been called to the Bar in 2021. She practices primarily in the areas of Labour and Employment, Civil Litigation and Indigenous law. Katie first joined the firm as an articling student after receiving her Juris Doctor from the University of Manitoba in 2020. Throughout...
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Emma Phillips

Paralegal
Bio: Emma graduated from the University of Manitoba in June 2018. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Criminology with a minor in Family Social Sciences. In July 2018, Emma joined the firm as a Legal Assistant, working in the area of Child Protection Law. She is now a Child...
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Kris M. Saxberg

Partner
Biography Mr. Saxberg is one of the founding partners of Cochrane Saxberg Law. He practices in the areas of labour and employment law, human rights law, indigenous law, child protection law, insurance law, complex commercial litigation, pension law, utility regulation, and entertainment/music law. Prior to establishing Cochrane Saxberg Law, Mr....
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Jaclyn Rind-Nkingi

Paralegal
Bio: Jaclyn is a corporate/commercial paralegal with Cochrane Saxberg who works with Brenda Johnston. She graduated from the Legal Administrative Assistant program at Red River Community College, with honours and has 15 years of legal experience. Before joining Cochrane Saxberg in 2018, Jaclyn worked in various areas of law including...
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Jessica Saunders

Associate
Biography Jessica practices primarily in the areas of Indigenous law and Child Protection law. Jessica is a member of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation and grew up in Cranberry Portage, MB. Jessica was called to the Bar in 2011. She represents First Nation and Metis Nation communities, organizations and child and...
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Shawn C. Scarcello

Partner
Biography Shawn Scarcello practices in the areas of Civil and Commercial Litigation, Indigenous Law and Child Protection representing clients on a variety of matters, including the following: insurance matters including first and third party claims as well as coverage disputes construction litigation product liability personal injury claims shareholder disputes debt...
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Murray Sinclair

General Counsel
The Honourable Murray Sinclair LLB MSC IPC The Honourable Murray Sinclair’s legal credentials are well known. What is less well known is that he is Anishinaabe and a member of the Peguis First Nation. He is a Fourth Degree Chief of the Midewiwin Society, a traditional healing and spiritual society...
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Tiffany Sjoblom

Paralegal
Bio: Tiffany joined the firm in August 2017. She has over 14 years of experience in the legal field with the majority of that time focused in the area of Child Protection Law. Tiffany primarily works with Greg Johnson (Partner). In her time away from work Tiffany enjoys spending time...
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Stacey Soldier

Associate
Biography Stacey graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba in 2007 and received her Call to the Bar in 2008. She practiced in the area of Criminal Law exclusively since that time. Stacey has represented people charged with offenses under the Criminal Code of Canada and...
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Samantha S.T. Wong

Associate
Biography Samantha Wong joined Cochrane Saxberg as an articling student when the firm was created on July 1, 2017. She is currently an associate with the firm. Prior to law school, Samantha completed several degrees in science and business, majoring in life sciences, supply chain and logistics, international business, and...
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Josh Micflikier

Articling Student-at-Law
Josh joined Cochrane Saxberg as an articling student on June 7, 2021, following his graduation from the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba. Prior to attending law school, Josh obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology with a minor in Psychology from the University of Manitoba. During his...
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Meghan Leung

Articling Student-at-Law
Biography Meghan joined Cochrane Saxberg as an articling student following her graduation from the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba. Prior to law school, Meghan completed her Bachelor of Arts at the University of Manitoba with a major in Criminology and a minor in French. Throughout her time...
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