Cora Eaton, Articling Student, Pitblado Law, Winnipeg

Cora Eaton

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Juris Doctor, Robson Hall, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba, 2019
Bachelor of Arts (with Distinction), University of Manitoba, 2006


Marianne Hofmann 204.956.0560 ext. 230


Cora received her J.D. and a B.A. (with Distinction) from the University of Manitoba.

Prior to law, Cora worked as Manager of Project Development and Communications for one of Winnipeg’s leading architectural firms where she led the firm's business procurement process for large-scale capital projects.

In her downtime, Cora is actively involved in the community through her work on various boards, committees, and

She has been involved in consultation and organizational change in small and large-scale organizations, both private and public. This experience, combined with her board work, has given her a broad appreciation for a diverse range of client needs and perspectives.

Lectures, Speeches and Publications:

Honours and Awards:

  • Philanthropy and the Law Essay Prize, 2019
  • J.S.D. Tory Writing Award, 2018
  • Hana and Pinchas Vinchelstein Memorial Scholarship, 2018
  • Max and Jean Ruder Perpetual Scholarship, 2018
  • University of Manitoba Undergraduate Research Award, 2018
  • Blake, Cassels and Graydon Scholar Award, 2017, 2018
  • D.A. Thompson Q.C. Prize for Highest Standing in Torts, 2017
  • Max and Manly Isaacs Prize in Legal Methods, 2017
  • Mark and Dorothy Danzker Scholarship, 2017
  • Cecilia Asper Scholarship, 2016
  • Israel and Babs Asper Memorial Scholarship, 2016
  • Sharon and Mel Myers Award, 2016
  • Red River College Gold Medal Recipient of Graduating Class, 2007
  • Dean’s Honour List, Faculty of Architecture, 2003
  • Cement Association of Canada Scholarship, 2003
  • Corrigill Scholarship, Faculty of Architecture, 2002
  • UMSU Scholarship, Faculty of Arts, 2001, 2002
  • Dean’s Honour List, Faculty of Arts, 2001
  • University of Manitoba Employees Scholarship, 2000, 2001, 2002
  • University 1 Honour List, 2000
  • University of Manitoba Entrance Scholarship, 1999



  • Council Member, Manitoba Association of Architects, 2019 - present
  • Board of Directors, University of Manitoba Campus Children’s Centre, 2017 – 2019
  • Committee Member, WAG Gallery Ball, 2010 – 2015
  • Committee Member, Inside Ride, Cancer Care Manitoba, 2013 – 2014
  • Board Member, Storefront Manitoba, 2012 – 2013


Memberships and Associations:

  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association


Academic and Professional:

  • Student Delegate for the 25th Annual CCPPP National Conference – selected as one of twelve students across Canada to serve as a student delegate for the Annual CCPPP National Conference on Public-Private Partnerships held in Toronto, Canada
  • Undergraduate Research Award Recipient – selected by the University of Manitoba Research & International for funding to research issues of professional liability in the construction sector