Dianna Burns


Practice Areas


Dianna Burns

“I love being able to contribute to my clients’ lives and businesses in a meaningful and useful way.”
 – Dianna Burns

Dianna brings more than ten years of experience as a paralegal and lawyer, in the following key practice areas: estate planning; real estate law; and, small business law.

Dianna is motivated by one-on-one contact with her clients. In addition, she speaks to groups on topics including estate planning for Nova Scotians, and real estate transactions.

Dianna’s community and business activities are far-reaching. She is a member of the Halifax Estate Planning Council, the Canadian Bar Association, the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, the Real Estate Lawyers Association of Nova Scotia; and, a volunteer with the Nova Scotia SPCA.


  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Small Business Law


  • LL.B., University of Cape Town, South Africa (2011)
  • BA, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia (2002)

Bar Admissions

  • Nova Scotia 2017

When not at work, Dianna loves to read, take care of her rescue animals and practice yoga.

Dianna’s Staff

Kelly Mattinson
Tasha Kyte
Terra MacLellan
Shauna Dodge
Tracey DeAdder
Tracey DeAdder
Property Paralegal
   902‑706‑4550 ext 206