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 her time at law school, Katie was an active volunteer with organizations such as Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties, and the Legal Help Centre of Winnipeg Inc.

Education

University of Manitoba, Juris Doctor, 2020

University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Arts, 2016

Leadership, Membership and Achievements

  • Law Society of Manitoba
  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Paul Teskey Memorial Prize for Labour Law and Mediation (for a graduating student of the Juris Doctor program, with high academic standing in Labour Management Relations and Topics in Dispute Resolution, who has the highest combined average in these two courses)
  • Western Canada Family Law Negotiation Competition, 2nd place team
  • Pro Bono Students of Canada, 2017-2019
  • Legal Help Centre of Winnipeg Inc., 2018-2020