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 began his practice of law in 2005, and joined Assiniboia Law Group in 2014. He took over as principal lawyer of the firm in 2019 after the retirement of John Barber.
He has represented hundreds of clients in the areas of Family Law, Wills and Estates, Real Estate and Corporate/Commercial law, among others. Brent has served as a Board Member of the Manitoba Bar Association, the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada, and Trails Manitoba. In 2022 he will be the Chair of the Small, Solo and General Practice subsection of the Manitoba Bar Association for a 2 year term.
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.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Studies from the
University of Manitoba in 2018. She then went on to complete her Juris Doctor at
the University of Manitoba’s Robson Hall Faculty of Law, graduating in 2021. While
in law school, she was the co-editor of the Asper Review of International Business
and Trade Law, participated in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court
Competition, and was a student clerk at the Court of Queen’s Bench. Victoria was
the recipient of the Manitoba Law School Foundation Entrance Scholarship, the
Canadian Credit Management Fund Scholarship and the Jane Evans, Q.C. Prize in
Property, Trusts & Successions. In her second year Victoria was a Dean’s List
Student and was awarded a Pitblado Scholarship. Victoria joined the Assiniboia Law
Group as an articling student-at-law in July 2021 and will stay on as an Associate
following her Call to the Bar in June 2022.