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5 days ago

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Meet Stephen!Stephen is Michif (Métis), a citizen of the Manitoba Métis Federation, and an associate with Mandell Pinder LLP. He works remotely from oskana kâ-asastêki (Regina, SK).Stephen has dedicated his legal practice to advancing Indigenous rights through centering Indigenous laws, legal orders, and systems of governance and advocating for the recognition of their inherent weight and force. He is committed to supporting Indigenous peoples in exercising their right to self-determination from a place of lifelong learning and humility.Stephen’s practice experience includes supporting First Nations in governance matters, negotiating management agreements, advising on implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and the development and application of a proper distinctions-based approach in what is now known as British Columbia. Stephen is passionate about decolonization and shifting the way we think about law and legal orders through legal and public education and dialogue.Stephen finds grounding and inspiration from his young son and partner and enjoys travelling, recreational hockey, and the odd round of golf. He is a passionate Edmonton Oilers fan and is excited to cheer them on in the Stanley Cup final!Learn more about Stephen here: www.mandellpinder.com/about-us/our-team/stephen-mussell/ See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

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This past weekend, Kim Webber, Dawn Johnson, and Laura Beaudry attended the 12th annual Aboriginal Lawyers Forum (ALF) Retreat, held at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre.The theme of this year’s event was “Empowering Indigenous Voices: Nurturing Leadership, Motivation and Legal Advocacy,” and featured several inspiring Indigenous leaders and legal professionals, including a keynote address from the Hon. Chief Justice Leonard Marchand Jr. We acknowledge the great work of the ALF Executive in organizing this empowering and energizing event, with a special acknowledgement to Laura Beaudry who is completing her articles with Mandell Pinder and played a significant role in planning the retreat as a member of the ALF Executive. Mandell Pinder is also grateful to sponsor this year's event. See MoreSee Less
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