Colburne Poapst

Phone: (204) 957-1717 

Colburne joined Booth Dennehy LLP as a summer student in 2015, completed his Articles with the firm in 2017, and is now an Associate with the firm. He maintains a full-service legal practice.

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

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.