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Nathan Phelan

Nathan Phelan

Lawyer

Nathan received his Call to the Bar in June 2021 and is working on building a Corporate and Commercial practice.

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.

Education

  • 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’”
  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • 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