Brent received his Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) degree in Labour and Workplace Studies from the University of Manitoba in 1999, and his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Manitoba in 2004. During university, he was on the Dean’s Honour List, was appointed a Desautels Credit Management Fellow, and was co-editor of the Asper Review of International Business and Trade Law. He was also awarded a Canadian Credit Management Scholarship, and won the R.R. Goodwin Q.C. Memorial Award.Brent has practiced law since 2005, and joined the Assiniboia Law Group in 2014. He has experience in the areas of Family Law, Wills and Estates, Real Estate and Immigration. Brent has served as a Board Member of the Manitoba Bar Association, the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada, and Trails Manitoba.
Clay is an experienced lawyer who was called to the bar in June
2004 and has practiced law in Manitoba and Alberta. Prior to his call to the
bar, Clay graduated from the University of Winnipeg. He was then a student at
the University of Ottawa’s English Common Law program where he graduated in
An active member of our community, Clay is currently a member and
director of the Rotary Club of Winnipeg-Assiniboine as well as the RCWA
Foundation. He is a past-chair and current director of Theatre Projects
Manitoba, a professional theatre company based out of Winnipeg.
Clay also has a passion for politics and has worked on numerous election campaigns across Canada at all levels of government. He is always happy to “turn off the clock” and talk politics and current affairs. Clay has a great deal of experience in litigation, having appeared before the Court of Queen’s Bench, Provincial Court and Court of Appeal in Manitoba. He has also appeared before all levels of court in Alberta and before the Federal Court. In addition to courts, Clay has assisted clients with matters before various administrative boards in Manitoba including the Automobile Injury Compensation Appeal Commission, Residential Tenancies, and Labour Board. His practice is currently focused on family law, wills & estates, and real estate. Clay describes his practice as being one that services “regular people” and he places a priority on developing relationships with his clients. Reported decisions: Bhangoo v. Bhangoo, 2019 MBQB 23 (CanLII) Aquila v Aquila, 2016 MBCA 33 (CanLII) 5652210 Manitoba LTD. v. Kielbowicz, 2015 FC 509 (CanLII) Thompson v. James Fowler Senior High School, 2009 ABQB 155 (CanLII) F.J.B. v. D.P.J. et al, 2005 MBQB 26 (CanLII) Crest Construction Ltd. v. Sunrise School Division et al, 2004 MBQB 4 (CanLII) Homewood Co-Operative Oil & Supplies Limited v Peckover, 2003 MBQB 218 (CanLII)
Segen Andemariam received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Women's and Gender Studies from the University of Manitoba in 2015. During her undergraduate degree, she was a co-editor of her department's student journal and was on the Honour List each year. She then completed her Juris Doctor at the University of Manitoba's Robson Hall Faculty of Law. While in law school, she was selected to participate in the Solomon Greenberg Trial Advocacy Competition and the Robson Hall Negotiation Competition.
Following graduation, she articled at the Legal Help Centre of Winnipeg. In this non-profit legal clinic, she saw first-hand the importance of providing quality services that best suit each client's needs. Segen was called to the bar in Manitoba in 2020 before joining Assiniboia Law Group as an associate, where she looks forward to growing her practice.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading and attending her book club, running outdoors, and traveling.