The Law Society is pleased to honor each of Alyshea Sparks and Curtis Clavelle with the Award of Distinction. Alyshea and Curtis achieved the highest marks of students registered in the 2018-2019 CPLED Bar Admissions Program.
Alyshea Sparks attended the University of Saskatchewan where she earned her three-year Bachelor of Political Studies degree with Distinction in 2017 and her Juris Doctor with Great Distinction in 2018. While in law school, Aly had the opportunity to attend the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, participate in the Deans Forum on Access to Justice, and compete in the Laskin Moot. Aly is articling with the Ministry of Justice and looks forward to continuing her career in the Regina Public Prosecutions office.
Curtis completed his Juris Doctor of Law with Great Distinction at the University of Saskatchewan in 2018, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Great Distinction as well. Over the course of his law school career, Curtis earned numerous awards, including the Goldenberg Prize in Taxation, the W.G. Morrow-R.C. Carter Prize in Indian and Aboriginal Law, and the Brad Berg and Brian Rolfes LGBT Rights Scholarship. In addition to these academic achievements, Curtis served as the President of Usask OUTlaws for two years in law school and volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada and the Community Legal Assistance Services for Saskatoon Inner City Inc. (CLASSIC) throughout law school. Curtis is articling with Robertson Stromberg Barristers & Solicitors in Saskatoon where he will continue as an associate in general practice with a focus in family law.
Congratulations to Aly, Curtis and all students who completed the 2018-2019 CPLED program!