Michael P. Scott

Criminal Defence and Litigation Lawyer

Assistant

Biography

Mike Scott is dedicated to serving clients facing difficult situations. As a member of our litigation group, Mike focuses his practice on criminal defence, civil litigation and commercial disputes. He is committed to providing outstanding service and strongly believes in being accessible to his clients.

Mike was recognized as a “Litigation Lawyer to Watch” in the Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Litigation Lawyers in Canada. He has also been recognized as a Litigation Star in the Atlantics in Benchmark Canada’s “Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys” since 2016.

  • Has significant trial experience including appearances before the Federal Court, Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, Provincial Court and Small Claims Court of Nova Scotia
  • Has appeared before various Provincial boards and tribunals including EI Review Board, Residential Tenancy Board and Nova Scotia Utility Review Board
  • Benchmark Canada: The Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys: recognized as a Litigation Star for Commercial Litigation in the Atlantics, 2016-2019
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory: recognized as a “Leading Lawyer to Watch” in corporate commercial litigation, 2017
  • Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada: recognized as “Litigation Lawyer to Watch”, 2012
  • Provincial Court Liaison Committee
  • Nova Scotia Criminal Lawyers’ Association
  • Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Former volunteer, Dalhousie Legal Aid Clinic
  • Instructor, Dalhousie School of Law, Criminal Trial Advocacy Course
  • Regular contributor to the Central Nova Business News, a publication of the Truro and District Chamber of Commerce:
  • “Considering Costs Awards”
  • “The Line Between ‘Employee’ and ‘Independent Contractor’”
  • Bar Admission: Nova Scotia, 2010
  • LL.B. (Dalhousie University)
  • B.MUS (Dalhousie University)