Jeffrey Warnock

Jeffrey Warnock

Academic Degrees:

Hons. B.A. (University of Waterloo) 2009, J.D. (Western University) 2012, LL.M (Western University) 2021.

Phone: 519-661-2111 x82258
Office: LB 101A

Jeffrey (Jeff) Warnock joined the Faculty of Law in 2021 as a Visting Professor and was appointed an Assistant Professor in 2022. Jeff's research focuses on aboriginal law, constitutional law, Indigenous legal traditions, and public international law (specifically as it pertains to Indigenous peoples). Jeff is the instructor for the Indigenous law course as well as the coach for Western’s Kawaskimhon Talking Circle moot team.

Jeff holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Waterloo, a J.D. from Western, and an LL.M from Western. Jeff's LL.M examined the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the interpretation of the principle of Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC), with a particular focus on the relationship between FPIC and Indigenous legal traditions.

Jeff is a citizen of the Métis Nation of Ontario and prior to joining Western worked as a litigator, a public policy advisor, and on student programs and diversity outreach initiatives for a large national law firm.