Ashley Kaufmann


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Office: Winnipeg

Main: (204) 957-4839

Fax: (204) 957-4276

Education & Qualifications

  • Manitoba Bar (2019)
  • JD (Manitoba, 2018)

Ashley is an associate lawyer practising in the firm’s litigation department with a focus on insurance litigation, professional liability, media and defamation law, and construction litigation.

Ashley obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Manitoba in 2018. While attending law school, she received the George Thomas Chapman Q.C. Family Prize for the highest standing in the legal ethics and professionalism course and was recognized for excellence in oral advocacy. She articled with MLT Aikins before joining the firm as an associate in 2019. Prior to her articling year, Ashley worked at Legal Help Centre, a non-profit legal clinic providing increased access to justice for disadvantaged community members.

  • Volunteer, Legal Help Centre of Winnipeg (2015-present)
  • Volunteer, Camp Massad of Manitoba (2010-present)
  • Judge, Gray Academy of Jewish Education Debate Program (2017-2018)
  • Past Chair, Feminist Legal Forum, Robson Hall Faculty of Law (2017-2018)
  • Volunteer, Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2017)
  • Member, Professional Development Committee, Manitoba Law Students’ Association (2016-2017)
  • Student Researcher, Manitoba Law Reform Commission (2016-2017)
  • “Frontier Justice: Protecting Reputations in the age of the World Wild Web,” Annual Review of Civil Litigation (Forthcoming)
  • George Thomas Chapman Q.C. Family Prize – for highest standing in Legal Profession and Professional Responsibility (2018)
  • Honorable Archibald S. Dewar Prize for Advocacy – for excellence in the Faculty of Law’s Advocacy program (2018)
  • Solomon Greenberg Trial Advocacy Moot Competition (2018)
  • Robson Hall Negotiation Finalist (2018)
  • J. Christie Prize – for highest standing in the course Introduction to Advocacy (2017)
  • Max and Manly Isaacs Prize – for the best written assignment in Legal Methods (2016)
  • Ruth & Joe Freed and Stephen Freed and Family Academic Excellence Award (2013)
  • University of Winnipeg, Student of Highest Distinction (2012)