Katherine Olson

Articling Student at Law

Biography

Katherine graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba on June 4, 2020 and has joined Cochrane Saxberg as an articling student. Prior to law school, Katherine obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a minor in History from the University of Manitoba.

Throughout her time at law school, Katherine was an active volunteer with organizations such as Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties, and the Legal Help Centre of Winnipeg Inc. She also worked with Manitoba Justice as a student in Probation Services.

Outside of work, Katherine enjoys travelling, cycling, and reading.

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
  • Western Canada Family Law Negotiation Competition, 2nd place team
  • Pro Bono Students of Canada, 2017-2019
  • Legal Help Centre of Winnipeg Inc., 2018-2020
  • University of Manitoba Dean’s Honour List, Faculty of Arts, 2016