J. Gregory MacDonald, Q.C.

Legal Assistant: Lisa James

Greg MacDonald is in his 40th year as a practicing lawyer and has no plans to retire any time soon. Greg has built an extensive practice in Real Estate Purchase, Sale, Migration and Mortgage transactions as well as a busy Wills & Estates Administration section. Greg also has a focus on Civil Litigation including Personal Injury and Commercial Litigation and has appeared in all levels of Court in Nova Scotia over the years. Greg MacDonald has a particular interest in assisting elderly clients with their estate planning needs.

  • Appointed Queen`s Counsel, 1999
  • Bar Admission: Nova Scotia, 1975
  • LL.B. (Dalhousie University, 1974)
  • B.B.A. (St. Francis Xavier University, 1971)
  • Has significant experience in Personal Injury   
  • Has significant experience in Real Estate       
  • Has significant experience in Wills & Estates
  • Has significant experience in Civil Litigation and Criminal Defence        
  • Has appeared in all levels of court in Nova Scotia
  • Has appeared before various Provincial boards and tribunals

Professional Activities & Affiliations   

  • Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
  • Past Member, Supreme Court Liaison Subcommittee
  • Past Member, Continuing Legal Education Society
  • Past Member, Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society Discipline Committee (2 terms)

Personal, Community and Volunteer Activities

  • Past President, New Glasgow Kinsmen Club
  • Past Treasurer, New Glasgow Minor Hockey Association
  • Past Director and current member Pictou County YM/YWCA
  • Past Director, Summer Street Industries
  • Past member Board of Governors – St. Francis Xavier University (2 terms)
  • Member of musical Group Déjà Vu
  • Participate in annual Mock Trial Presentation for elementary school students
  • Member of local singing group that performs a Sentimental Journey, songs from the War years for Veterans and the Public. 
  • Medical/Health lectures at the local Hospital
  • Real Estate/Will & Estate lectures at local High Schools 
Qualifications
  • Appointed Queen`s Counsel, 1999
  • Bar Admission: Nova Scotia, 1975
  • LL.B. (Dalhousie University, 1974)
  • B.B.A. (St. Francis Xavier University, 1971)
Experience
  • Has significant experience in Personal Injury   
  • Has significant experience in Real Estate       
  • Has significant experience in Wills & Estates
  • Has significant experience in Civil Litigation and Criminal Defence        
  • Has appeared in all levels of court in Nova Scotia
  • Has appeared before various Provincial boards and tribunals

Professional Activities & Affiliations   
  • Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
  • Past Member, Supreme Court Liaison Subcommittee
  • Past Member, Continuing Legal Education Society
  • Past Member, Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society Discipline Committee (2 terms)
Personal, Community and Volunteer Activities
  • Past President, New Glasgow Kinsmen Club
  • Past Treasurer, New Glasgow Minor Hockey Association
  • Past Director and current member Pictou County YM/YWCA
  • Past Director, Summer Street Industries
  • Past member Board of Governors – St. Francis Xavier University (2 terms)
  • Member of musical Group Déjà Vu
  • Participate in annual Mock Trial Presentation for elementary school students
  • Member of local singing group that performs a Sentimental Journey, songs from the War years for Veterans and the Public. 
Publications & Presentations
  • Medical/Health lectures at the local Hospital
  • Real Estate/Will & Estate lectures at local High Schools