Conor earned his Bachelor of Arts (Magna Cum Laude) in Theatre and an Advanced Minor in French as a Second Language from the University of Ottawa in 2012, and received his JD from the University of Alberta in 2017.
Prior to his legal career, Conor worked as a House of Commons page, as a guide in Canada’s Parliament buildings and at the Vimy Ridge National Historic Site in France, and served as communications coordinator for a national non-profit developing civic education programming for primary and secondary school students.
In law school, Conor was actively involved in mooting and in multiple Law Show productions as an actor, and later as a writer and director. He was awarded first place in the 2015 Dean’s Cup Moot Competition, and was a member of the winning team in the 2016 Bennett Jones Cup in Health Law Advocacy, for which he was given the award for best oral argument.
Before joining Witten, Conor articled and practiced in Saskatchewan, where he received the CPLED Award of Distinction for the highest marks in the 2017-2018 Saskatchewan CPLED Bar Admissions Program. He was called to the Saskatchewan Bar in 2018, and the Alberta Bar in 2019.
When he is not at the office, Conor enjoys skiing, camping, and hiking.