Aileen’s practice is focused in the area of litigation, primarily defence litigation. She enjoys defending a wide range of matters, including those relating to regulatory and quasi-criminal issues. In addition to her trial and appellate advocacy experience, Aileen has been involved in other forms of resolution, including mediation and settlement conferences.
With a background in criminal defence, Aileen has honed her skills as a negotiator and problem solver. She prides herself on gaining a thorough understanding of her clients’ specific needs and objectives, and gives thoughtful consideration to the possible outcomes and solutions before providing advice. Clients appreciate her candor and ability to manage expectations upfront.
Aileen has appeared before various levels of provincial courts in both Nova Scotia and Ontario. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society.
In keeping with her passion for access to justice, Aileen volunteers as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia. In her personal time, she enjoys fitness, cooking and exploring outdoors with her dog.
J.D., Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University (2015)
B. Comm. (Hons.), Memorial University of Newfoundland (2008)
- Nova Scotia (2017)
- Ontario (2016)