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Nathan Phelan

Nathan Phelan

Articling Student

Nathan joins Pitblado Law as an Articling Student after receiving his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Manitoba.

Nathan previously lived in Victoria, B.C. where he attended Camosun College and completed a two-year Accounting Diploma before earning his Bachelor of Arts degree from Royal Roads University.

Prior to his undergraduate and legal studies, Nathan pursued a career in soccer where he enjoyed playing stints in the U.K. and Sweden.


  • Juris Doctor, University of Manitoba, 2020
  • Bachelor of Arts (with Distinction), Royal Roads University, 2016
  • Co-Author (with Brant Harvey and Nicole Deniset), Pitblado COVID-19 Resource Centre, “Manitoba Declares State of Emergency – COVID-19”, January 29, 2021
  • Author, Manitoba Law Journal, “Importing a Canadian Creation: A Comparative Analysis of Evidentiary Rules Governing the Admissibility of Confessions to ‘Mr. Big’”
  • J.S.D. Tory Writing Award, 2019
  • Competitor, Solomon Greenberg Advocacy Moot, 2019
  • Honorable Archibald S. Dewar Prize for Advocacy, 2019
  • D.A. Thompson Q.C. Prize in Law for Trusts, 2018
  • Undergraduate Research Award, University of Manitoba, 2018
  • President’s Scholar Award, Royal Roads University, 2016
  • Dean’s Honour Roll, Camosun College, 2015
  • Treasurer, Business Law Group, Robson Hall Faculty of Law, 2018 – 2019
  • Student Lawyer, University of Manitoba Community Law Centre, 2018 – 2019
  • Soccer coach, Spence Neighborhood Association, Winnipeg, 2018 – 2019