Miranda is an associate at TDS who practises in the areas of labour law and civil litigation with an emphasis on public and administrative law. A significant portion of Miranda’s practice involves public sector labour relations. In addition, she frequently assists clients in matters involving administrative proceedings, judicial review applications and statutory appeals. She has experience in human rights matters, constitutional law, employment law, and professional and regulatory matters as well.
Miranda has appeared before the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench and Court of Appeal, as well as the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. She regularly appears before labour arbitrators and other administrative decision makers within Manitoba.
Miranda was called to the Manitoba Bar in 2016. She clerked for the Honourable Justice Russell Brown of the Supreme Court of Canada for two years from 2016-2018. Miranda returned to practice at Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP as an Associate in the fall of 2018. Prior to being called to the Bar, Miranda worked as both a summer student and an articling student at TDS.
J.D., University of Manitoba, 2015
University Gold Medal in Law
B.A., University of Winnipeg, 2012
Pitblado Scholar, 2012-2015
Leon Mitchell, Q.C. Prize in Labour Relations, 2015
Jane Evans, Q.C. Prize in Property, Trusts, and Wills & Succession, 2015
Advocis Prize and D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize in Insurance Law, 2015
Honourable Archibald S. Dewar Prize for Advocacy, 2014
Duncan J. Jessiman, Q.C. Prize in Corporations I, 2014
D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize in Contacts, 2013
Miranda is a supervising lawyer at the Trans ID Clinic, which is operated by the Rainbow Resource Centre in Winnipeg and Probono Students Canada.
The article Supreme Court Holds Labour Arbitrator Has Exclusive Jurisdiction Over Alleged Human Rights Infringement Arising from Unionized Workplace will be published in the upcoming December 2021 edition of the Employment and Labour Law Reporter, a monthly newsletter published by LexisNexis Canada.
In Law Society of Saskatchewan v Abrametz, 2022 SCC 29 [Abrametz], the… Learn More
Supreme Court holds labour arbitrator has exclusive jurisdiction over alleged human rights infringement arising from unionized workplace
On October 22, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision… Learn More