Troy Klassen

Troy Klassen


Troy Klassen is an associate with Pape Salter Teillet LLP, specializing in Indigenous rights law with a focus on Aboriginal and treaty rights litigation and dispute resolution. Prior to becoming an associate, Troy articled here at Pape Salter Teillet LLP.

Troy received his JD from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. As a law student, Troy was an executive editor of the Indigenous Law Journal and the Critical Analysis of Law Journal. He participated in the Kawaskimhon Aboriginal Law Moot and worked to prosecute institutional discrimination against Indigenous people at the Ontario Human Rights Commission. Troy won the James Jefferson Prize in Health Law for his supervised research paper exploring the uniqueness and depth of Indigenous understandings of wellbeing and how they can be given space to grow within Canadian health law and policy.

Troy takes any opportunity he can to get out of the city. He is an avid runner, road biker, hiker, and skier (both cross-country and downhill). In a past life he was a ski patroller and mountain guide.

Troy is called to the bar in Ontario.

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  • University of Toronto, JD
  • Concordia University, MA
  • University of Calgary, BA (Hons)