Stephanie A. Weidmann joined the Swiftsure Law Team in the summer of 2020 as John D. Nelson’s articled student. Stephanie is Swiftsure Law’s resident legal coach, with a Bachelor of Communications from Mount Royal University and a Juris Doctorate from Thompson Rivers University, Stephanie brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Swiftsure Law Team.
She has worked with leading scholars on the issue of Trans Legal Rights, and has published an article and assisted the guest editor of a special issue of the Canadian Journal of Law and Society on legal issues facing Trans folks in Canada. She is the recipient of the Grace McDonell Scholarship for her commitment to enhancing the diversity of Canadian society. Stephanie’s sense of humour and vibrant personality are a pleasure to work with. She is a tenacious and intelligent advocate; she shines in the courtroom while also maintaining a gentle touch for negotiation.