Alyssa Cloutier

Associate

Alyssa Cloutier

Associate

Biography

Alyssa is an Associate at Cochrane Saxberg, practicing primarily in the areas of Indigenous Law, Civil Litigation and Child Protection.

Alyssa has appeared before all levels of court in Manitoba, the Federal Court, and the Supreme Court of Canada.

In her advocacy practice, Alyssa specializes in Child Abuse Registry hearings on behalf of Child and Family Services agencies and has extensive experience in litigating these cases. Alyssa also frequently represents Indigenous clients in legal proceedings, including matters relating to Aboriginal and Treaty rights, and class actions.

Outside of work, Alyssa enjoys travelling, paddleboarding with her dog, and playing sports, such as soccer and softball.

Education

University of Manitoba, Juris Doctor, 2020

University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Arts, 2017

Leadership, Membership and Achievements

  • Law Society of Manitoba
  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Runner-Up, Sopinka Cup (National Trial Moot), 2020
  • Winner, MacIntyre Cup (Western Canada’s Trial Moot), 2020
  • Western Canada Family Law Negotiation Competition, 2020
  • Runner-Up, Solomon Greenberg Trial Moot, 2019
  • Donald G. H. Bowman National Tax Moot, 2019
  • Judge Ross A. Johnston Prize for Family Law (Outstanding Performance in Family Law and Advanced Family Law), 2020
  • The Honourable Justice Robyn Moglove Diamond Prize for Excellence in Family Law, 2019
  • A.J. Christie Prize (Highest Standing in Advocacy), 2019
  • D.A. Thompson Q.C. Prize (Highest Standing in Family Law), 2019
  • Borden Ladner Gervais Professional Excellence Award, 2018

Practice Areas