Magnolia Unka: Lawyer with Field Law

Magnolia Unka

Associate
Yellowknife,  NW  Canada
Phone867 669 8474

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Indian Residential School Claims
  • Metis and First Nations
  • Northern
 
University University of Alberta, Bachelor of Arts, Native Studies, 2005
 
Law SchoolUniversity of British Columbia, Bachelor of Laws, 2008
 
Admitted2009, Alberta; 2009, Northwest Territories
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations

Association Title Dates
Canadian Bar Association Member 2005-Present
Indigenous Bar Association Member 2005-Present
Law Society of Alberta Member 2009-Present
Law Society of Northwest Territories Member 2009-Present

 
Biography

Magnolia was born and raised in the Northwest Territories. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alberta in 2005, followed by a law degree in 2008 from the University of British Columbia.

Magnolia articled with Rath & Company, a firm southwest of Calgary, was called to the bar in 2009, and stayed on as an associate practicing native law until her move to Field Law in 2010.

Magnolia currently works in our Yellowknife office, primarily as a member of the Indian Residential Schools group, but also practicing in Litigation and Wills and Estates.

Volunteer / Pro Bono

Our lawyers have a strong commitment to their communities volunteering in a broad range of sectors often in leadership capacities. As a Firm, we recognize, applaud and support their efforts. Below are some of the community, volunteer or pro bono committments Magnolia has made.

Honours and Awards

Honour or Award Organization Date
Native Aboriginal Achievement Foundation - Education Award Indian and Northern Affairs Canada 2006-2007
Gladys C. Crawford First Nations Bursary University of British Columbia 2006
NWT Law Foundation/Graeme Garson Fund Northwest Territories Law Foundation 2005-2007
Department of Justice Career Development Program Award Government of the Northwest Territories 2005-2007
Bessie Silcox Scholarship for Dene Students Dene Nation 2005
Akaitcho/NWT Treaty 8 Scholarship Deninu K'ue First Naton 2005
Thomas Berger Bursary in Law University of British Columbia 2005
Law Foundation First Nations Award University of British Columbia 2005

Published Works

We are committed to keeping our clients educated and informed on the issues affecting them. The following published works were written, or contributed to, by Magnolia.

Presentations

As a service to our clients, our lawyers regularly present at seminars and speaking engagements to audiences in cities across Alberta, the Northwest Territories and North America.

 
Reported CasesReported Cases: We advocate for our clients before decision makers at courts and tribunals to have their issues resolved. The reported cases below belong to Magnolia and are representative of Magnolia's experience. Case Cite Court Year NWT BDIC v. 892622 NWT Ltd. 2011 NWTSC 50 Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories 2011
 
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Office Information

Magnolia Unka

601 - 4920 52 Street
YellowknifeNW X1A 3T1




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