Dianne Corbiere is the Managing Partner of the Firm. Dianne has dedicated her career to working for First Nations. She has vast experience working in Aboriginal law, specializing in Treaty and Aboriginal rights for First Nations representing First Nations across Canada, but mostly in Ontario.
Dianne received her Honours Bachelor of Social Work from Laurentian University and her LLB from the University of Toronto. She was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1998 and became a partner in 2000.
Dianne is honoured and excited to receive this year’s 2019 Indspire Award – Law & Justice. The Indspire Award represents the highest honour that the Indigenous community bestows on its own people. She also served as a Bencher (from 2015 to 2019) for the Law Society of Upper Canada. In 2013, Dianne received the Indigenous People’s Counsel (IPC) designation from the Indigenous Bar Association.
She is the past President and Board member of the Indigenous Bar Association and past Chair of the National Secretariat on Hate and Racism Canada. In 2012, Dianne was recognized as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in the ‘Changemaker’ category by Canadian Lawyer magazine. She is a sought-after speaker on a wide range of Indigenous issues and is a recognized mentor for young Indigenous lawyers and a champion for access to justice.
Dianne is Anishinabe from M’Chigeeng First Nation and she and her husband Greg have two children. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis and skiing with her family.
We provide services in the field of Aboriginal Law. In this regard, we act strictly for First Nations, First Nation Organizations and their members.