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Madison Laval

Articling Student

Prior to completing her J.D., Madison obtained a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction from the University of Manitoba with a major in Psychology and a minor in French.

Throughout law school, Madison was actively involved in the Manitoba Law Students’ Association, serving as Chair of the Marketing and Communications Committee.

Madison also developed her skills and passion for oral advocacy through her involvement in Robson Hall’s moot competition program. Madison is also fluent in both English and French.

In her free time Madison enjoys reading, spending time with family, friends and her dogs, and cheering on the Winnipeg Jets.


  • Juris Doctor, University of Manitoba, 2021
  • Bachelor of Arts (with Distinction), University of Manitoba, 2018
  • “A Chance at Recovery: Is Medical Malpractice Mediation a More Successful Avenue for Plaintiff Patients”, Canadian Arbitration and Mediation Journal, 2021 30-1, Fall 2021.
  • Frederick J Turner, Q.C./Keith Turner, Q.C. Prize for Highest Standing in Private International Law, Winter 2021
  • Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot Oralist, 2021
  • Robert I. Soronow Q.C. Prize for Highest Standing in Dispute
  • Resolution Theory and Practice, 2020
  • Solomon Greenberg Trial Advocacy Competition Participant, 2020
  • Donald G.H. Bowman National Tax Moot Oralist, 2020
  • Dean’s Honour List, University of Manitoba Faculty of Arts, 2015-2018
  • UMSU Scholarship for Excellence in Academic Achievement at the University of Manitoba, 2017
  • University of Manitoba Guertin Centennial Entrance Scholarship, 2015
  • Chair, Communications Committee, Manitoba Law Students’ Association, 2020-2021
  • Chair, Marketing Committee, Manitoba Law Students’ Assoication, 2019-2020
  • Pro Bono Students Canada, 2018-2019