Laura Schaan




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Education & Qualifications

  • Saskatchewan Bar (2020)
  • JD (Saskatchewan, 2019)
  • Certificate of Common Law in French (Ottawa, 2019)

Laura is an associate based in the firm’s Saskatoon office with a focus on Aboriginal law.

Laura has experience in Aboriginal law, including matters related to Indigenous and treaty rights, governance issues and other constitutional issues. Laura also provides services in employment matters and First Nation Child and Family Services (child protection) litigation matters. 

She has appeared before the Federal Court of Canada, the Saskatchewan Court of King’s Bench, the Saskatchewan Provincial Court and the Specific Claims Tribunal. 

Laura obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Saskatchewan in 2019. She also completed a Certification de common law en français through the University of Ottawa, which required that she complete one third of her degree in French. During law school Laura conducted research in Aboriginal administrative law and competed in the Bastarache Language Rights Moot. She was called to the Saskatchewan Bar in 2020.

Laura is actively involved in the Irish dance and Irish music community in Saskatoon.

  • Co-chair, CBA Saskatchewan Truth and Reconciliation Committee (2023-present)
  • Vice President, Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (Saskatoon, 2022-present)
  • Prix Bastarache, Concours de Plaidoirie Bastarache (2019)
  • Justice John H. Maher Memorial Award, College of Law (Saskatchewan, 2016)