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If you would like to retain Clayton to give you legal advice, please send an e-mail or call during regular business hours.  Until Clayton specifically agrees to act for you on your matter, you should not provide any confidential information or material. Unsolicited information and material will not be treated as confidential, and will not be protected by any lawyer-client privilege.

Clayton's Background

Mr. Spencer has over 18 years experience working as a Family Law lawyer. In 1992, he graduated with Distinction from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts degree. In 1996, he obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Ontario.  While at Western, he received the Granger Prize in Family Law, the Carswell Company Limited Prize in Conflict of Laws, and the Blake, Cassels and Graydon Prize in Company Law.

Mr. Spencer also has extensive experience representing children in Family Law matters.  He has been a member of the Durham Region personal rights panel for the Office of the Children`s Lawyer since 2009.

In 2011, Mr. Spencer was appointed as a Dispute Resolution Officer for the Oshawa Family Court. Dispute Resolution Officers are senior family law lawyers who hear case conferences on motions to change final orders.  Acting as neutral third parties, they assist parties and their lawyers by narrowing or resolving the issues in dispute.  They also help to ensure that unresolved matters are ready to proceed on to a judge.

Mr. Spencer volunteers monthly at Luke's Place.  In his spare time, he plays slo-pitch softball and enjoys spending time with family and friends.