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Connor Cleverley

Articling Student

Connor returns to Pitblado Law as an Articling Student after spending the summer of 2020 as a firm Summer Student.

Connor graduated from the Dual JD program at the University of Windsor, and University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Connor obtained both a Canadian Juris Doctor, and an American Juris Doctor.

Connor was named to the Faculty of Law’s Dean’s List, and prior to joining Pitblado Law, Connor served as a law clerk to the Honorable Kathleen Jansen at the Michigan Court of Appeals.

During his undergraduate degree, Connor attended the University of Toronto on a hockey scholarship, where he played four seasons for the University of Toronto Varsity Blues. Connor was named a captain of the team in his senior season, and was recognized as a Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Academic All-Canadian.

Prior to UofT, Connor played four seasons for the Winnipeg Blues in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League and was drafted by the Seattle Thunderbirds in the Western Hockey League Draft.

Education

  • University of Windsor Faculty of Law – Juris Doctor
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law- Juris Doctor, cum laude
  • University of Toronto – Honours Bachelors of Arts (With Distinction)

Co-Author (with Andrew J.D. Buck), Pitblado COVID-19 Resource Centre, “COVID-19 and Waivers: Considerations and Practical Tips”, June 30, 2020

  • Windsor Law Golf Association
  • Windsor Law Hockey Association
  • University of Toronto Men’s Hockey Alumni Association
  • 2020 Dean’s List, 2021 Dean’s List
  • Fall 2020 Book Award: Highest Grade in International Trade & NAFTA
  • Comparative Legal Research & Writing Canadian Moot Award Pass with Distinction
  • G. Mennen Williams Moot Court Competition Competitor
  • Canadian Interuniversity Sport Academic All-Canadian
  • Larry and Judy Tanenbaum Award of Merit Scholarship (2013-14 & 2016-17)
  • Joe Kane Award of Merit Scholarship (2015-16)
  • Tom Watt Award of Merit Scholarship (2014-15)
  • Windsor Law Peer Mentorship Mentor
  • University of Toronto Athlete’s Ally Member
  • University of Toronto Student Athlete Mental Health Initiative Member