Francine maintains a general commercial practice encompassing incorporations, asset transactions, and commercial real estate transactions.
She is a French-speaking Métis lawyer with roots in rural Manitoba who provides culturally sensitive legal advice to Indigenous business owners-managers and First Nations organizations. She acts for several Métis corporations and provides assistance on a number of large First Nations projects.
Francine's experience running businesses has given her in-depth knowledge of Manitoba’s construction and manufacturing sectors. Her clients appreciate her understanding of business accounting practices, strategic direction, Lean management and practices, and risk management.
Francine holds a degree in business administration from the University of Winnipeg, where she received the Star of Spence Street Convocation Award. She graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Southampton, England, where she was a Canadian Prestige Scholar, a recognition for top performance in her academic year.
- Co-Author, "Voluntary Payment Clauses and Pre-Tender Expenses" (Risk Management Counsel Newsletter, September 2022)
- University of Southampton, LLB, 2019
- University of Winnipeg, BBA, 2017
- Manitoba, 2021
- Member, Canadian Bar Association, Manitoba Branch