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  • Steinbach 204.326.3442 - 85 PTH 12 North, Steinbach, MB, R5G 1A7
  • Niverville 204.388.9300 - Box 1120, 62 Main Street, Niverville, MB, R0A 1E0

Gemma L. Brown Associate

Practice Areas

Real Estate, Corporate / Commercial, Wills & Estates, Tax Planning, Agriculture Law





Gemma is an associate lawyer at Smith Neufeld Jodoin, having received her call to the bar in May, 2009. Gemma previously worked with the firm as a legal assistant from 1997 until she commenced her legal studies in 2005. Gemma spent the summers of 2006 and 2007 as a summer student with the firm and articled with the firm in 2008-2009.


Gemma graduated from the University of Manitoba with her Bachelor of Laws in 2008. While attending Law School, Gemma received the class prizes for highest standing in Civil Procedure, Trademarks & Patents, and Municipal Law.

Areas of Practice

Gemma practices mainly in the areas of corporate and commercial transactions, including incorporations, mergers and acquisitions, with a special focus on corporate restructuring and owner-manager taxation issues, estate planning and trust. Gemma also practices in the areas of real estate law, and wills and estate law.

Professional Activities

  • Member of the Manitoba Bar Association
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Member at Large of Real Property Subsection, Immigration Subsection and Taxation Subsection of the Manitoba Bar Association

Gemma is currently a board member with the Steinbach Chamber of Commerce. The chamber’s mandate is to promote and support growth and development of business in the local community, which work ties very well into the focus areas of Gemma’s practice.

Gemma is involved with the host committee of the 2016 Manitoba Summer Games to be held in Steinbach, August 7-13, 2016.  Gemma is the  Co-Chair of the Finance/Revenue Committee.  The games will involve up to 1,800 participants and 1,000 volunteers. The summer games will host sporting events such as athletics, baseball, basketball, cycling, golf, sailing, soccer, softball, swimming, triathlon and volleyball.

Personal Interests

Gemma resides in Steinbach with her husband and 2 children. Outside of the office Gemma can be found supporting her children at various hockey, soccer, volleyball or track and field events and in her down time, enjoys time at the lake and gardening.

Chantal Allison Legal Assistant
Jackie Gauthier Legal Assistant - Real Estate