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Connor Cleverley


Connor received his Call to the Bar in June 2022 and is working on building a Corporate and Commercial practice.

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.


  • 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

  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • 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)
  • Co-chair, Pitblado Law’s 2021 United Way Campaign
  • Windsor Law Peer Mentorship Mentor
  • University of Toronto Athlete’s Ally Member
  • University of Toronto Student Athlete Mental Health Initiative Member