Colburne Poapst

Phone: (204) 957-1717 

Prior to law school, Colburne completed a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree from the University of Manitoba.

Colburne joined the firm as a summer student in 2014

He received his Juris Doctor from Robson Hall at the University of Manitoba in 2016. While at Robson Hall, Colburne was an active member of various student groups and acted as a junior editor of the Canadian Journal of Human Rights.

Colburne completed his Articles and was called to the Manitoba bar in 2017. Colburne obtained his Ontario call to the bar in 2018. He maintains a full-service legal practice in Winnipeg and the Kenora area.

Awards and Achievements:

• Kawaskimhon Moot Competition, selected to represent Robson Hall at the 2016 competition in Kitchener, Ontario

• UMSU Student Contribution Award, 2015 

• Cecil Black Memorial Prize, 2014-15

• DEFT Theory Prize, 2012

When he is not in the office, Colburne enjoys any activity that gets him outdoors, including cross-country skiing, playing hockey, camping and training for triathlons.