Nicole Deniset, Articling Student, Pitblado Law, Winnipeg

Nicole Deniset

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J.D., University of Manitoba, 2018
B.A., University of Winnipeg, 2014



Nicole received her J.D. from the University of Manitoba in 2018 and completed a B.A. at the University of Winnipeg in 2014.

Prior to joining the firm in 2019, Nicole clerked at the Federal Court of Appeal, where she worked in the areas of tax law, intellectual property law and federal administrative law. Nicole is fluent in both official languages.

Lectures, Speeches and Publications:


Honours and Awards:

  • Pitblado Scholar, Robson Hall Dean’s Honour List, 2016, 2017
  • D.A. Thompson Q.C. Prizes in Law for highest standing in Taxation Law, 2017
  • Max and Manly Isaacs Prize for best written assignment in Legal Methods in 1st year Law, 2016
  • Shelley M. Weiss Memorial Scholarship for students in the Faculty of Law who have been selected to serve on the editorial board of the Manitoba Law Journal and have demonstrated superior writing skills
  • Student of Highest Distinction, University of Winnipeg Dean’s Honour List, 2011 – 2014
  • Academic Proficiency Scholarships, University of Winnipeg, 2013 – 2014
  • Commercial Girls Club Book Prize, University of Winnipeg, 2012
  • Special Entrance Scholarship, University of Winnipeg, 2011



  • Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council (Welcome Place), 2017 – 2018
  • Pro Bono Students Canada, 2015 – 2016


Academic and Professional:

  • Clerkship, Federal Court of Appeal, 2018
  • Clerkship, Manitoba Court of Appeal, Fall Term 2017
  • Editor, Manitoba Law Journal, 2016, 2018
  • Legal Research Assistant, Robson Hall, 2017
  • Laskin Moot Competition, Manitoba Representative, 2017