Born and raised in Saltcoats, Saskatchewan, Amy has assisted with legal research and writing, Indian Residential School Independent Assessment Process (IAP) Applications, appeals, trial preparation and court appearances. She has appeared in several Court locations across Saskatchewan as well as the Supreme Court of Canada.
Education & Work History
Amy joined the Saskatchewan Bar in 2009 and joined Pfefferle Law Office in 2012 after articling to Beaty Beaubier Q.C. and practicing with the Saskatoon law firm of Stevenson Hood Thornton Beaubier LLP where she maintained a general practice.
Amy entered the University of Saskatchewan College of Law in 2005 having been awarded the Law Foundation of Saskatchewan’s 25th Anniversary Scholarship. In 2007, she was a member of the Gale Moot team (coached by Saskatoon criminal lawyer Mark Brayford Q.C.) and throughout her 2006-2007 academic year, she also served as an abstract writer for the Canadian Bar Review under the guidance of Beth Bilson Q.C.
Amy was co-author of Amy L. Kolenick & Brian R. Pfefferle “Impaired Driving, Over 80 and Refusal: The Best Defences, When Your Client Has No Defence” (September 27, 2013) LEGAL AID SASKATCHEWAN, Professional Development Seminar (Saskatoon); and
Brian Pfefferle & Amy Kolenick “Curative Discharges” Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association Conference: CRIMINAL LAW: Ten Topics for Fearless & Ethical Advocacy
(May 9th, 2014) College of Law, University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon).
Bachelor of Laws with Distinction, 2008, University of Saskatchewan
Bachelor of Arts (Sociology) with Great Distinction, 2008, University of Saskatchewan
Professional & Community Involvement
Amy is a member of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, the Canadian Bar Association, the Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association, Pro Bono Law Saskatchewan, and the Saskatoon Criminal Defence Lawyers Association. She has assisted in the writing and editing of a number of publications featured in legal journals.
Amy is also a member of the German Canadian Club Concordia and the German Alpenrose Shuplatters Dance Group. She loves animals and spending time with her children and extended family.