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Devon Sivill

Civil Lawyer

About me

Devon was Called to the Bar in Ontario in 2014 and practices exclusively in civil litigation at KPA Lawyers. He resides in Sault Ste. Marie and represents clients across all of Ontario.

Prior to joining KPA, he served as the Executive Director and Director of Legal Services at the Algoma Community Legal Clinic in Sault Ste. Marie.

Before returning to private practice, Devon also worked as general in-house counsel in the automotive industry in Ontario. He has a unique insight into the needs of businesses and employers, having served as both external and internal counsel. 

Although Devon represents clients in a broad range of civil litigation matters, he is personally passionate about disability law, employment law and human rights law.

2020 ONSBT 1486


Devon appealed a decision by the Director of the Ontario Disability Support Program on behalf of a client who disagreed with the Director's view that the client was not a "person with a disability". Devon successfully convinced the Tribunal that his client was, in fact, a person with a disability. Read more




2020 ONSBT 865


Devon appealed a decision by the Director of the Ontario Disability Support Program on behalf of a client who disagreed with the Director's view that the client was not a "person with a disability". Devon successfully convinced the Tribunal that his client was, in fact, a person with a disability. Read more




2020 ONSBT 839


Devon appealed a decision by the Director of the Ontario Disability Support Program on behalf of a client who was denied income support after a determination that they were not a ‘person with a disability’. Devon successfully established to the Tribunal that his client was, in fact, a person with a disability. The Tribunal ordered that (if otherwise eligible) income support shall be paid to the Appellant in accordance with section 17 of O. Reg. 222/98 made pursuant to the Act. Read more




2020 ONSBT 810


Devon appealed a decision by the Director of the Ontario Disability Support Program on behalf of a client who was denied income support after a determination that they were not a ‘person with a disability’. Devon successfully established to the Tribunal that his client was, in fact, a person with a disability. The Tribunal ordered that (if otherwise eligible) income support shall be paid to the Appellant in accordance with section 17 of O. Reg. 222/98 made pursuant to the Act. Read more




2020 ONSBT 770


Devon appealed a decision by the Director of the Ontario Disability Support Program on behalf of a client who was denied income support after a determination that they were not a ‘person with a disability’. Devon successfully established to the Tribunal that his client was, in fact, a person with a disability. The Tribunal ordered that (if otherwise eligible) income support shall be paid to the Appellant in accordance with section 17 of O. Reg. 222/98 made pursuant to the Act. Read more




2019 ONSBT 3700


Devon appealed a decision by the Director of the Ontario Disability Support Program on behalf of a client who was denied income support after a determination that they were not a ‘person with a disability’. Devon successfully established to the Tribunal that his client was, in fact, a person with a disability. The Tribunal ordered that (if otherwise eligible) income support shall be paid to the Appellant in accordance with section 17 of O. Reg. 222/98 made pursuant to the Act. Read more




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Education

Juris Doctor (J.D.)

University of Windsor, Faculty of Law (2013)

Bachelor of Humanities (Hons.)

Carleton University (2010)

Awards & Achievements

  • Osgoode Certificate in Human Rights Theory and Practice (2016)

  • Public Relations Knowledge (PRK) Exam Certified (2015)

  • Michael Steinmetz Memorial Award, Windsor Law (2013)

  • Certificate of Recognition for outstanding performance during the 2013 National Diversity Moot Competition in Ottawa

  • Dr. John Whiteside Prize in Professional Ethics and Conduct, Windsor Law (2012)

  • The Students’ Law Society Award, Windsor Law (2012)