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Phone: 289-273-0402   Fax: 289-723-0145  

Address: 43 Church Street, Suite 505, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 7E1‍‍‍

Phone: 289-723-0145  

Fax: 289-723-0145  


43 Church Street, Suite 505, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 7E1



Shawn Knights is a general practitioner focusing his practice on civil litigation, estate litigation and family law.

Shawn obtained his law degree from Osgoode Hall at York University in 2013 where he also completed the Criminal Intensive Program and the Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Administration of Justice curricular stream. Shawn also earned his Specialist Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science from the University of Toronto in 2005.

Called to the Ontario Bar in 2014, Shawn has worked as an associate at two different Niagara area law firms and as corporate counsel for a large corporation.

Prior to law school, Shawn was a Reserve Commissioned Officer in the Canadian Forces and he worked as a political assistant at Queen’s Park for 8 years.

Shawn is very involved in the Niagara community where he resides with his wife and children. Shawn is especially involved with his local church and the following organizations:

  • Board Member - St. John's Ambulance - Niagara Falls Branch
  • Board Member - St. Catharines Christian Centre
  • 2nd Vice-Pr‍‍‍esident to the Welland County Law Association
  • Member of the Lincoln County Law Association
  • Member of the St. Catharines Family Law Group
  • Member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers' Association
  • Secretary to the Niagara Falls Bar Association from 2014 – 2015
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
  • Member of the Christian Legal Fellowship

‍‍Shawn Knights, J.D., B.A. (Hons)