Andrew Schnell

Andrew Schnell

Associate, Litigation

Contact Information

tel: 403.355.7463



Bar Admission

Alberta, 2023


University of Calgary, J.D. 

University of Calgary, M.Sc. Kinesiology (Thesis-Based)

University of Calgary, B.A. Psychology (Distinction)



Andrew graduated from the law program at the University of Calgary in 2022. During law school, Andrew worked as a volunteer for Student Legal Assistance, appearing on behalf of individuals in both regional and provincial court. He also competed on behalf of UCalgary Law in both the Gale Cup and the Vis International Arbitration moot competitions. Finally, throughout law school, Andrew maintained his status as a member of the Canadian national squash team, successfully balancing law school studies while winning several provincial and national competitions.

Prior to law school, Andrew was Captain of the Canadian National Squash team, winning five Pan American Games Medals and two Canadian National Championships. During this time, he completed both a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. Andrew obtained a Social Sciences Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) scholarship for his Masters thesis, which focused on Inclusion and Diversity in Canadian Sport. Andrew also founded the charity initiative, InspiredBySport, which utilized sport to assist underprivileged indigenous children in Morley, Alberta.

  • Owen Saunders Prize in Public International Law 
  • CFUW Helen Steeves Memorial Scholarship in Law
  • E.S. Watkins Memorial Prize in Torts and Accident Compensation
  • Grant McKibben Award 
  • University of Calgary Class of 2019 “One’s To Watch”
  • Alberta Government Student Services Graduate Scholarship
  • Social Sciences Humanities Research Council Canada Graduate Scholarship – Masters

  • Board Member – AthletesCAN Equity and Diversity Committee
  • Founder, InspiredBySport
  • Right To Play, Administrator
  • Family Assistance, Administrator

  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association
  • University of Calgary Scholar’s Academy Alumni

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