Paula is an associate lawyer with TDS in Winnipeg and maintains a broad civil litigation practice, with areas of interest including human rights law, administrative law, environmental law, and aboriginal law. She also has experience in the areas of labour and employment law, and immigration and refugee law.


Prior to joining the Winnipeg office in 2021, Paula articled at a human rights law firm in Ottawa, and then worked at the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights in Berlin.


Paula graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from the Common Law Faculty at the University of Ottawa in 2018, where she received the Newton Rowell Entrance Scholarship (2015) and made Dean’s Honour List (2016-2018). She obtained a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in International Development, from the University of Winnipeg in 2013. 




  • Education

    University of Winnipeg, B.A., International Development, 2013

    University of Ottawa, J.D., Public Law, 2018

  • Bar Admissions

    Ontario, 2019

    Manitoba, 2021

  • Achievements

    Dean’s Honour List, University of Ottawa (2016-2018)

    Newton Rowell Entrance Scholarship, University of Ottawa (2015)

  • In the Community

    Political Agender Feminist Collective, Berlin, Germany – Member (2019)

    University of Ottawa Feminist Collective – Founder and Chair (2017-2018)

    #LawNeedsFeminismBecause, University of Ottawa Chapter – Communications Chair (2016-2018)

    Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers, University of Ottawa Chapter – co-Chair (2015-2018)