Ian Duncan Jr.

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Ian Duncan Jr.

Ian Duncan Jr. Associate

  • University of Manitoba, B.Comm. (Hons.), 2015
  • University of North Dakota, J.D., 2019
  • National Committee on Accreditation (Certificate of Qualification), 2022

Prior to joining Taylor McCaffrey, Ian Duncan Jr. received his Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree from the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba in 2015. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of North Dakota in 2019 and received his call to the North Dakota Bar in 2019. Ian also became licensed to practice law in Minnesota in 2021. During his time practicing law in the United States, his practice areas included: corporate and commercial litigation, civil litigation, construction litigation, insurance defence, and personal injury.

Ian has successfully completed his National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) examinations under the Federation of Law Societies of Canada in 2022 and was called to the Manitoba Bar in 2023.


  • Member, Law Society of Manitoba, 2022-present
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association, 2022-present
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, 2022-present
  • Member, Minnesota Bar Association, 2021-present
  • Member, North Dakota Bar Association, 2019-present
  • Member, Ronald N. Davies American Inn of Court, 2019-2022


  • Civil Litigation Lawyer, Morley Law Firm (2020-2022)
  • Commercial Litigation Lawyer, SWL Attorneys (2019-2020)
  • Legal Extern, Grand Forks State’s Attorney’s Office (2018-2019)
  • Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Judge Jay Knudson, Grand Forks County District Court (2018)
  • Summer Student, Manitoba Justice (2017)

Volunteer & Community Involvement

  • Vice-President/Co-Founder – Business Law Association – University of North Dakota School of Law (2018-2019)
  • Treasurer – Canadian Law Student Society – University of North Dakota School of Law (2018-2019)
  • External Director – Moot Court Board – University of North Dakota School of Law (2017-2018)


  • Lillian Elsinga Outstanding Student Leader Award (2019)
  • Oralist, UC Davis Asylum & Refugee Law National Moot Court Competition (2019)
  • Bruce M. Van Sickle Scholarship (2018-2019)
  • Moot Court Board Scholarship (2018-2019)
  • Oralist, UNLV Frank A. Schreck Gaming Law Moot Court Competition (2018)
  • Best Oralist for the Preliminary Rounds, UND Law Moot Court Competition (2017)
  • Semi-finalist, UND Law Moot Court Competition (2017)