COVID-19 Update: Due to the recent increase in cases, many of our staff are working from home. We are meeting clients online whenever possible. Meetings will be held in our office only when absolutely necessary. We ask that you please confirm an in-person appointment with our staff before visiting our office. Clients will be asked to complete a questionnaire regarding exposure risk. Masks will be worn during meetings. Surfaces in meeting rooms will be sanitized between appointments. Thank you for your understanding as we work together as a community to remain healthy and safe.
“I’m always able to customize my approach to fit each client’s needs. It’s why I love working at Arcus Legal.”
– Tjiske Polstra
Tjiske has been providing Corporate Tax services to clients for more than 10 years, with paralegal services covering a range of matters, including incorporations, financing agreements, registrations, transactions, contracts and corporate record keeping. She knows her field and it shows. She is motivated and detail-oriented. You’re in good hands with Tjiske.
“Arcus has given me the opportunity to excel at the type of work I enjoy best and enables me to give the client the most positive results possible.”
– Tracey DeAdder
Tracey is a property paralegal with over 34 years of experience in the industry. Dealing with both residential and commercial clients, she handles purchases, mortgages and sales. She specializes in migration and title work. If there is history involved, Tracey is the one with the tools to dig and find the answers.
“I absolutely love the satisfaction that comes from a job well done.”
– Shauna Dodge
Shauna is a Property Paralegal with 20 years of experience. She serves clients in all areas of Real Property law, including purchases and sales, zoning applications, assessment appeals and commercial leases. She believes Arcus Legal is the best way to join forces with fellow professionals to offer unique, client focused and upbeat legal services.
“Arcus Legal gives us the opportunity to join forces to fully service each client’s individual needs.”
– Tasha Kyte
Tasha has been serving clients in Estate Planning and Probate Administration for more than 15 years, providing paralegal services on wills, trust arrangements, probate documentation and numerous related matters. She is driven by client satisfaction. When not in the office, you can find Tasha watching her daughter’s performances and cheering her son from the hockey stands.
“Working with this team enables me to truly help clients, and that’s the best part of the job.”
– Terra MacLellan
Terra has been working in the legal field for more than five years, serving clients in the area of corporate and tax law, including incorporations, financing agreements, registrations, transactions, contracts and corporate record keeping. She is known for being industrious and self-motivated, with a sharp eye for detail. She is committed to professional excellence.
Kelly Mattinson is a member of our real estate team, working on real estate purchases, sales, mortgages, title transfers, migrations, and land agreements. She brings over 18 years of experience as a paralegal. Kelly is a problem solver who enjoys helping clients transform a complicated legal process into a simple and seamless one. Kelly is also a ‘hockey mom’ of two and is an active volunteer with hockey associations and other community programs.
Matt Edmonds is Arcus Legal’s Information Technology Manager. He applies his training as a lawyer to develop and maintain Arcus Legal’s specialized legal technology systems.
Matt graduated from St. Francis Xavier University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours in Political Science, and graduated from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University in 2013 with his Juris Doctor degree. He was admitted to the Nova Scotia bar in 2014 and practiced law for several years before focusing specifically on the legal technology field. Matt worked as an independent legal tech consultant before joining the Arcus Legal team to provide those services in-house.
“I love helping people and bringing a smile to their faces.”
– Sara Backman
Sara provides support in office administration and operations as an Executive Assistant. She is an NSCC graduate with an Open Concentration Diploma in Business Administration, with courses ranging from Customer Relationship Management to Marketing. Sara ensures clients are greeted and well taken care of during their visit with Arcus Legal and strives to make sure their visit is pleasant.
“My happiness comes from the happiness of my peers and the satisfaction of our clients.”
– Hailey Millesse
With an extensive background in client service and business administration, Hailey provides support to Arcus Legal’s corporate tax team. Hailey studied at the University of Guelph, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Sociology with a Certificate in Public Policy and Administration. She strives to create a positive and inclusive environment for her clients and colleagues. Always with a smile on her face, Hailey is eager to learn and improve her skills. When she is not in the office, Hailey can be found reading the Top 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime or watching ships in the Halifax harbour.
“Client interaction is my passion and working here at Arcus Legal has given me that opportunity to the fullest.”
Sharen is a Corporate Records Clerk with over 25 years of legal office administration and extensive experience dealing with clients. Sharen works with corporate registrations and minute books and loves the interaction with clients. We are one big happy family here at Arcus legal which makes us a stronger team to serve our clients.
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
“Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org.
“Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
“Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use this information to:
Communicate with you; and,
When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our services.
We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.
Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.
When you contact us through the Site, we will maintain your information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at [email] or by mail using the details provided below: