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Originally from British Columbia, Scott moved to Manitoba to attend Robson Hall Law School at the University of Manitoba after working overseas for several years.


Throughout law school Scott worked and articled for Greg Brodsky, Q.C., learning directly from the legendary lawyer for three years.


After graduating as the Valedectorian of his class, Scott hung out his own shingle soon after graduation.  He has worked in the field of Criminal Defence for over a decade, having appeared at all three levels of Manitoba Courts, as well as in Saskatchewan and Northwestern Ontario.


Scott has successfully defended charges throughout the Highway Traffic Act, Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

In 2016, Scott successfully convinced the Manitoba Court of Appeal to strike down a law limiting pre-sentence custody on offenders denied bail in R. v. Bittern, 2016 MBCA 19.  The Supreme Court later agreed with Scott's argument regarding the unconstitutionality of the law in R. v. Safarzadeh-Markhali, [2016] 1 S.C.R. 180.


Scott has also successfully struck down, and upheld, Protection Orders under the Domestic Violence and Stalking Act, and has also successfully struck down, and upheld, Peace Bond applications under Section 810 of the Criminal Code.

Scott has also defended regulatory charges, such as hunting charges under the Wildlife Act, illegal tobacco violations under the Tobacco Tax Act, and interference with aircraft under the Aeronautics Act.


Scott has appeared at numerous quasi-judicial Provincial Boards and Tribunals, including the License Suspension Appeal Board, and the Manitoba Criminal Code Review Board.

Scott frequently volunteers in the community.  You might see him lecturing to high-school students about the legal profession, mentoring law students, coaching moot trial teams, or conducting educational seminars for other lawyers or the Winnipeg Police Service.

Scott has also been involved with the Criminal Defence Lawyers Association of Manitoba (CDLAM), first as Communications Director from 2010 to 2018, and as Treasurer since the start of 2019.


Click here to email Scott to discuss your case.


LL.B., University of Manitoba, 2006

B.A., Simon Fraser University, 1998



Valedictorian, Robson Hall Class of 2006

Deep Singh Kahlon



Deep was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, graduating from the University of Manitoba in 2015 with a Bachelors of Science degree.  He appeared on the Dean's Honour List for his exceptional grades.


He attended Robson Hall at the University of Manitoba, graduating with a Law degree in 2020.  As a student, Deep worked at the University of Manitoba Community Law Centre as a Student Supervisor, gaining valuable courtroom experience.

Deep completed his articles at Brodsky Amy & Gould, and subsequently moved his practice to Newman & Company after his call to the bar in 2021.

Deep is fluent in Punjabi, and is able to provide legal services in Punjabi, having already conducted courtroom hearings in Punjabi.

In his off time, Deep volunteers in the community, enjoys travel, and spending time with friends and family.

Click here to email Deep to discuss your case.


J.D., Robson Hall at University of Manitoba, 2020

B.Sc., University of Manitoba, 2015


Dean's Honour List, University of Manitoba, 2014-2015

Hogg Centennial Entrance Scholarship, 2011

Kaitlynn Porath



Kaitlynn was born and raised in Manitoba, completing her undergraduate studies at the University of Manitoba before venturing to Ontario for law school.  She graduated with as a Juris Doctor in 2017 from the University of Western Ontario, returning to Winnipeg to article.

Kaitlynn received her call to the bar in June 2018. She worked with Phillips Aiello for three years as an associate, subsequently joining Wasyliw Wiebe, where she continued to hone her advocacy skills. Kaitlynn now brings her breadth of experience to Newman & Company.

Kaitlynn has represented clients across Manitoba on a wide variety of charges including murder, robbery, firearm possession, and drug trafficking.  Kaitlynn provides quality service for individuals in Northern Manitoba, frequently traveling to The Pas and Thompson court centres.  She is passionate about access to justice and advocates for those facing the particular challenges that arise from living in remote communities.

Kaitlynn has built a reputation as a tenacious and effective advocate. She believes that each client, no matter the seriousness of the charge, deserves a fulsome and rigorous defense. She approaches each case with the same dedication.

In her limited spare time, Kaitlynn volunteers on the Board of Directors for Shakespeare in the Ruins.

Click here to email Kaitlynn to discuss your case.


J.D., University of Western Ontario, 2017

B.A. (Adv.), University of Manitoba, 2013

Brad Erratt



Brad was born and raised in Winnipeg.  He completed his undergraduate study at the University of Manitoba, appearing on the Dean's Honour List in the Winter of 2016.  He graduated with a Juris Doctor from Robson Hall in 2020. 


Brad received his call to the bar in 2021 after articling with the Legal Aid Manitoba youth criminal law office.  After two years of practicing, he joined the team at Newman & Company in the fall of 2023.


Brad has argued in the Provincial Court and the Court of King's Bench in different communities across Manitoba.  He is dedicated to getting results for his clients.  He works diligently to ensure that clients understand their options, comprehend their legal proceedings, and receive the best outcomes available at law, taking into account their unique backgrounds, circumstances and challenges.


In his spare time he enjoys reading, film, and spending time with his friends and family.

Click here to email Brad to discuss your case.


J.D., Robson Hall at University of Manitoba, 2020


Dean's Honour List, University of Manitoba, 2016

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