Case Experience (Civil): Employment, Labour Relations
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1988-1991: DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY, Halifax, Nova Scotia LL.B.
Administrative Law Courses Include:
Administrative Law, Collective Agreements and Arbitration, Human Rights and International Relations, Labour, Constitutional Law and Residential Tenancy Law.
May 1994: NOVA SCOTIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR,
ARBITRATION CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
Participation in courses designed to train arbitrators for appointment under the Trade Union Act. Included instruction in award writing, and evidentiary procedure in hearings, as well as statutory and collective agreement interpretation.
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
1985-1988: Bachelor of Arts, Major in English and Political Science
A combination of knowledge and practical experience in alternative dispute resolution (mediation and arbitration), litigation and office management, including drafting, interpretation, communication and advocacy.
1993-present: LAWYER, GILLIS & ASSOCIATES, formerly GILLIS & WALDEN, Bedford, NSJune 2003-present: DASC Industries - Board of Directors
1993-present: Nova Scotia Barristers� Society
1993-present: Canadian Bar Association
Atlantic Provinces Arbitration and Mediation Institute
1991-present: Boys and Girls Club of Canada - National Executive
Nova Scotia Boys and Girls Club Regional Board - Past President
Dalhousie Alumni Board of Directors
Internal/External Senate Review - Alumni Representative
Teaching Excellence Award Selection Committee
Soccer Nova Scotia Senior Womens' Division
Nova Scotia Crohn�s and Colitis Foundation Fundraiser
Kidney Foundation Fund Raising Committee
Public Legal Education Lecturer
General practice of law with a preferred area of practice in administrative, employment, labour and family law. Experience includes client interviewing, negotiations, extensive legal research and drafting. Appearances before appeal and trial levels of court as well as before administrative bodies, including the Labour Relations Board, Residential Tenancies Board, Occupational Health Safety Board, Employment Insurance Commission Appeals and Arbitration pursuant to the Trade Union Act. General arbitration and mediation practice, focussing primarily on labour arbitrations, and family and personal injury mediation.
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Practice Commenced: 1994
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