Kathleen Brownell

Kathleen S. Brownell LL.B., Claims Manager

Kate Brownell brings a civil litigation background to Centra Claims Management Inc. She has appeared at all levels of court in Manitoba, as well as before administrative and quasi-judicial bodies. Kate has advised and provided legal services to individuals and corporations of various sizes in a variety of actions including defamation actions, injunctive relief and oppression remedies for minority shareholders, insurance defence, personal injury claims, foreclosures and power of sale actions, estate and trust matters, and family law. Kate has also represented vendors and purchasers in both commercial and residential real estate transactions and has experience in corporate/commercial law, advising clients on intellectual property issues, corporate governance and compliance, financing, and issues specific to self-governing bodies.

Within her practice at Centra Claims Management Inc, Kate provides litigation management, risk management, third party administration and claims adjustment services. Her focus is in the area of professional liability errors and omissions claims, with an emphasis on the services provided by real estate agents, brokers and appraisers.


  • Called to the Province of Manitoba Bar 2011
  • University of Manitoba, LL.B., 2010
  • University of Manitoba, B.A., 2006