Yazan Materiah

Yazan Matarieh

Articled Clerk

About Yazan

Yazan is completing his articles at McInnes Cooper’s Halifax office. He is interested in Aboriginal law, not-for-profit and charity law, and general litigation, particularly in the areas of administrative law and class actions.

During law school, Yazan competed in the Smith Shield Moot, for which he was awarded the Leonard Kitz Prize in Advocacy. He was elected by his peers to serve as Vice President of the Law Students Society. He also took part in the Dalhousie Legal Aid Clinic, where he appeared before the Nova Scotia Provincial Court and the Nova Scotia Supreme Court.

Yazan was awarded the Judge Fran Potts Award for his academic excellence and contribution to the law school. He continues to be involved in the community by serving on the Atlantic Chapter of the Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association and sitting on the Halifax Cycling Coalition’s Board of Directors.


  • J.D., Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University (2021)
  • B.Eng., Faculty of Engineering at Dalhousie University (2018)