Mariel R. Wellsch
Mariel received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Regina in 2007, with Great Distinction, majoring in Psychology. She was among the first class at the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan to receive the degree of Juris Doctor, which replaced the former Bachelor of Laws degree in 2010. While attending the University of Regina, Mariel had many notable achievements, including receiving the Centennial Merit Plus Scholarship, the University of Regina Academic Gold Scholarship, the University of Regina Academic Silver Scholarship, and the Ambassador of Germany Book Prize. While attending the University of Saskatchewan, she received the James M. Stevenson Scholarship.
After summering at McCrank Stewart LLP in 2008 and 2009, Mariel joined as an articling student, articling to Hal Wellsch. During her articling year, she was chosen as the recipient of the Saskatchewan Provincial Court Judges Association Proficiency Award for her essay on “lessons learned in the courtroom”.
Mariel was called to the bar on June 6, 2011 and continued building her practice at McCrank Stewart LLP. Now as an associate with Willows Wellsch Orr & Brundige LLP, she is currently working in several areas of law, including civil litigation, estate law, real estate, and criminal defence as well as prosecutions for the Federal Crown.
She is a member of the Regina Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, and the Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association. Mariel currently serves as a Regina representative to the CBA Saskatchewan Branch Council.