Ellen Burke

Ellen R. Burke

Legal Assistant:  Janet Hislop

Ellen is a member of our Litigation group, where her practice focuses on criminal litigation and family court matters. Her enthusiasm and dedication extends to her community work. Ellen is currently a member of the Investment Committee of Northern Opportunities Business Limited, which is part of CBDC. She is also a proud “Big Sister” with Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada and is a member of the Board of Directors.

  • Bar Admission: Nova Scotia, 2009
  • LL.B. (Dalhousie University, 2008)
Professional Activities and Affiliations
  • Nova Scotia Barristers` Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
Personal, Community and Volunteer Activities
  • Member, Investment Committee, Northern Opportunities for Business Limited
  • Board Member, Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Big Sister with Big Brothers Big Sisters, 2010-present
  • Member, Rotary Club of New Glasgow
  • Vice-President, Truro Bible Hill Millbrook Salmon River Provincial Liberal Association
  • Secretary, Cumberland Federal Liberal Riding Association
  • Past member, Truro and District Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Board Member, Central Nova Women`s Resource Centre 
Publications and Presentations
  • Contributor to monthly column, Pictou County Advocate
Qualifications
  • Bar Admission: Nova Scotia, 2009
  • LL.B. (Dalhousie University, 2008)
Professional Activities and Affiliations
  • Nova Scotia Barristers` Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
Personal, Community and Volunteer Activities
  • Member, Investment Committee, Northern Opportunities for Business Limited
  • Board Member, Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Big Sister with Big Brothers Big Sisters, 2010-present
  • Member, Rotary Club of New Glasgow
  • Vice-President, Truro Bible Hill Millbrook Salmon River Provincial Liberal Association
  • Secretary, Cumberland Federal Liberal Riding Association
  • Past member, Truro and District Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Board Member, Central Nova Women`s Resource Centre 
Publications and Presentations
  • Contributor to monthly column, Pictou County Advocate