Joshua Tallman


Josh attended law school in Ontario and practiced for four years as Crown counsel at Ontario’s Ministry of the Attorney General before moving back to Manitoba in the fall of 2020.

During his time with the Crown Josh maintained a diverse civil litigation practice representing Ontario in corporate commercial and public law disputes, claims involving the rights of Indigenous peoples, class proceedings, administrative law proceedings, human rights claims, negligence claims against public entities, and Constitutional applications under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Josh has appeared before Ontario’s Provincial and Superior Court’s of Justice, Ontario’s Divisional Court, Manitoba’s Court of Queen’s Bench, and various administrative tribunals.

Josh is Metis and traces his ancestry to Duck Lake and Baie St. Paul. He is a member of the Métis Nation of Ontario and his family are members of the Manitoba Metis Federation.


Osgoode Hall Law School, Juris Doctor, 2015

York University, Bachelor of Arts, Honours Psychology, Summa Cum Laude, 2012

Membership and Achievements

  • Law Society of Manitoba
  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Parkdale Legal Aid Clinic Caseworker, Social Assistance, Violence, and Health Division, 2015
  • Kawaskimhon National Aboriginal Moot 2014
  • Ian Scott Public Interest Fellowship, taken with the Métis Nation of Ontario’s Lands Resources and Consultation Branch, 2013
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Undergraduate Student Research Awards 2011, 2012

Practice Areas