Michelle Black

Associate

"There is a crack in everything; that's how the light gets in."
- Leonard Cohen

ENSURING EVERY UNIQUE VOICE IS HEARD

Michelle knows that each client and situation is unique. To find the right solution, Michelle takes the time to hear what her clients are saying. She listens to their opinions to help them understand and find their own voice so they are a part of the solution. Knowing where her clients are coming from helps Michelle to focus on finding the right solution suited to their unique needs.

Areas of practice

  • Employment Law
  • Labour Relations
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Workplace Human Rights
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Construction Industry Labour Relations

BAR ADMISSION(S)

Nova Scotia, 2012

LAW SOCIETY(IES)

Nova Scotia Barristers' Society

EDUCATION

  • Dalhousie University, LL.B., 2011
  • Dalhousie University, MSc Anatomy & Neurobiology/Neuroscience, 2008
  • Nipissing University, BSc Psychology (Honours), 2005

ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Treasurer, LEAF Halifax, 2011 - 2012
  • Chair, CBA Constitutional & Human Rights Law Section - Nova Scotia branch (September 2013 - August 2015)
  • Board member, Community Carrot Co-operative Ltd. (June 2014 - July 2015)
  • Team captain, Motionball Marathon of Sport (2014, 2015)

LANGUAGE(S)

English

Publications

  • Co-author, "Pier 21: Peering into the Past...and Present?", 8 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 769, 2014
  • Case law review on Hawkes v. A.G. (2013 PECA 6), 2014, 8 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 329, 2014
  • "Lawyer Anti-Laundering Legislation: a Wash...Again", 7 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 619, 2013
  • Co-author, "Watch Your Language: A Review of the Use of Stigmatizing Language by Canadian Judges", 5:1 Journal of Ethics in Mental Health 1-8, 2010

Suite 900
Purdy's Wharf Tower One
1959 Upper Water Street
Halifax, NS, Canada
B3J 3N2

P 902.420.3332
F 902.420.1417

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LEGAL ASSISTANT(S)

Katelyn MacDonald

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