Alex DeParde BA, JD
Alex DeParde is an associate with Pape Salter Teillet LLP. He specializes in Indigenous rights law with an emphasis on litigation and dispute resolution.
Prior to joining Pape Salter Teillet LLP, Alex practiced civil litigation at a leading national law firm where he advocated for clients on a range of commercial matters, including complex contractual disputes, class action defence, and shareholder disputes. Alex has represented clients in arbitrations and before all levels of court in Ontario, including through trial.
Alex received a JD from Osgoode Hall Law School where he was awarded the Arthur Charles Pape Memorial Prize and the Blaney McMurtry LLP Prize in recognition of his academic achievement in the study of Indigenous legal issues and was awarded the Art and Science of Advocacy Prize in recognition of his achievement in the study of trial advocacy. While at Osgoode Hall Law School, Alex also participated in an Anishinaabe law camp hosted by the Chippewas of Mnjikaning (Rama) First Nation and conducted independent research on impact and benefit agreements and the duty to consult. Alex spent a summer as a research assistant to Professor Shin Imai during which he conducted research in the areas of Indigenous consultation and corporate social responsibility in connection with Canadian-owned mines in Latin America.
Alex is called to the bar in Ontario.
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- Osgoode Hall Law School, JD
- St. Lawrence University, BA (Honours)