Michelle Roy McSpurren
Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies
Teaching & Research Interests
Scholarship, Research & Creative Activities
Michelle Roy McSpurren is a full-time professor in the Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies at Sheridan College. Professor Roy McSpurren has taught a variety of legal subjects to paralegal, law clerk, business, accounting, and marketing students at various colleges. She has been teaching at Sheridan College for over seven years. Professor Roy McSpurren currently teaches in the Paralegal Program at Sheridan College. Professor Roy McSpurren holds an LL.B. degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and is a member of the Ontario Bar. She obtained her M.A. from York University specializing in English. Her B.A. (Hons.) degree, conferred by that same university, emphasized Creative Writing in addition to English. Professor Roy McSpurrenâ€™s areas of academic interest include legal writing, legal research, paralegal practice management, ethics, torts and contracts. She regularly teaches courses covering all these topics. Prior to teaching, Professor Roy McSpurren worked in legal publishing for several years and has edited and/or contributed to journals, newsletters and other publications in the areas of education law, condominium law, corporate law, torts, contracts, and business law. She is the coauthor of the textbook Practice Management for Paralegals published in 2018.