Raylene has a general litigation practice, primarily representing clients in matters relating to administrative law, health law, professional regulation, municipal law, property litigation, mediation and arbitration. Raylene has supported a variety of litigation matters, preparing necessary documents, conducting legal research and attending discoveries and arbitrations. She has appeared before the Halifax Provincial Court, successfully defending clients from regulatory and quasi-criminal offences.
Raylene has also assisted in matters for regulatory bodies. This includes various presentations on legal updates for regulatory colleges, applications for consent licensure revocation, preparation of documents for discipline hearings and settlement hearings, and preparation of remedial agreements between regulatory colleges and their members.
In addition, Raylene is growing her practice in energy and natural resources, particularly in regards to environmental regulatory compliance.
During law school, Raylene volunteered on health law-related projects through Pro Bono Students Canada, and received a number of awards and accolades. She was member of the Gale Cup Criminal/Constitutional Moot team, received the A.S Patillo Prize for Advocacy for winning Dalhousie’s Smith Shield Moot Competition, and received the G.O Forsyth Prize for Scholarship and Character upon graduation.
Raylene is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society and the Canadian Bar Association. An avid cyclist, she is the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Halifax Cycling Coalition. Beyond cycling, Raylene also enjoys running, backcountry camping and tending to her many plants.
Oct 14, 2021
We are pleased to introduce our new 2021 associate lawyers to the McInnes Cooper team: Nicolette Belliveau, Colin Boyd, Tom Creagh, Savannah…