Colton’s practice is primarily focused in the areas of employment, labour and human rights law. He has experience providing advice in a broad range of areas including contractual disputes, collective agreement administration, discipline, termination, wrongful dismissal, arbitration, employment standards and human rights issues. He also provides advice relating to drafting and enforcement of employer policies and manuals, including Respectful Workplace, Internet Use, and Drug and Alcohol Use Policies.

Colton is a member of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE), which is the leading management side labour and employment lawyers organization in Canada.

Colton was an Articling Student at Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP in 2016 and joined the firm as an Associate in 2017.

  • Primary Practice Area

    Labour & Employment

  • Services

    Labour & Employment

    Litigation & Dispute Resolution

  • Education

    J.D., University of Victoria, 2016

    B. Comm. (Hons.), University of Manitoba, 2013

  • Industries


  • Bar Admissions

    Manitoba, 2017

  • Speaking Engagements

    Presenter, “Obscure Legal Risks: Dependent Contractors” - Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Manitoba 2019 Legislative Review

    Presenter, “Cannabis in the Workplace” – Canadian Institute of Management in Manitoba 2018 Leadership Symposium

    Speaker, GEAPS November 2019 Meeting