Legal Team

David Nahwegahbow

IPC, LSM, LL.B., Partner

For the last 37 years, David Nahwegahbow has advocated for the rights of First Nations peoples.

Dianne Corbiere

IPC, H.B.S.W., LL.B., Partner

Dianne Corbiere is the Managing Partner of the Firm. Dianne has dedicated her career to working for First Nations.

Scott Robertson

LL.B., Associate

Scott Robertson regularly advises clients on Aboriginal, treaty rights and title issues as well as tax and business structures. 

Stephen O’Neill

B.A., LL.B., Associate

Stephen O’Neill’s legal career spans nearly 39 years. He has dedicated his career to working as a judge in Northern Ontario.

Karen Osachoff advises clients on Aboriginal/Treaty rights, as well as governance and employment issues.

Jim Ratis


Jim Ratis completed his Articling placement in May 2017. He received his Bachelor of Social Sciences (B.Soc.Sci.).

Chris Albinati advocates exclusively for Indigenous clients and is presently working on his PhD dissertation at Osgoode.

Alain Bartleman


Alain Bartleman works with First Nations to protect their environmental, economic, and political interests.

Laura Sharp


Laura Sharp completed her Articles with Nahwegahbow Corbiere in May 2020 and was called to the Bar in June 2020.

Kimberly K. Sandy

Paralegal/Office Manager

Kimberly Sandy pulls double duty as our paralegal and office manager and is a pivotal part of our firm’s operations.  

Advocating for
Our Nations. First.

We provide services in the field of Aboriginal Law. In this regard, we act strictly for First Nations, First Nation Organizations and their members.