MEMBER PROFILE: Myrna Gillis
 
 

Name: Myrna Gillis
Organization:
 Gillis & Associates
Address:
310-1550 Bedford Highway
Bedford
NS B4A 1E6
Tel: (902) 832-1023
Fax:
(902) 835-1486
Email: mgillis@gillisassociates.ca
Website: www.gillisassociates.ca

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Calendar Last Updated: 15 Mar 17

 





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Case Experience (Civil): Employment, Labour Relations

Education:
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


Background:
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, NS
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.

Memberships & Affiliations:

  • June 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


  • Languages: English

    ADR Practice Commenced
    : 1994

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