Myles L. Bilodeau

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“Arcus Legal enables us to join forces to provide a wide range of professional services to our clients.”
– Myles Bilodeau

Myles is an experienced tax planning lawyer. He brings more than a decade of experience in tax planning for small and medium sized businesses, with a focus on optimizing tax structures for owner managers.

He is dedicated to working with growth-focused business owners to ensure their business objectives are met in the most tax effective manner. He has a particular interest in helping owner managers design tax structures that both minimize tax and enhance creditor protection.

Myles believes in the power of supportive leadership and creating unique bonds with team members. He values motivated and dedicated people above all, because they value their clients and take pride in their work. For him, creating Arcus Legal has enabled him to merge knowledge, skill and passion – creating a dynamic work environment that sets up clients and staff alike for success.

His community and business involvement includes: planning committee for the Atlantic Provinces Tax Conference, the past Chair of the CBA (NS) Tax Section, the Canadian Bar Association, the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society and the Canadian Tax Foundation.


  • LL.B., J.D. – Dalhousie University (Schulich School of Law) – 2008
    • Stikeman Elliot Prize – Highest mark in Taxation of Individuals.
    • Goldberg Thompson Prize – Highest mark in Taxation of Corporations.
  • B.A. (Hons) Computer Science – St. Francis Xavier University – 2005


Bar Admissions:

  • Nova Scotia (2009)


Myles holds the Trust and Estate Practitioner (“TEP”) designation.

Myles L. Bilodeau's Team

Tjiske Polstra

“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.

Terra MacLellan

“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.

Mel Freeland

Mel graduated from the Paralegal Services Program at NSCC in 2014 and has over 7 years’ experience working in corporate law at a large firm. She’s thrilled to join Arcus Legal and be involved with clients’ transactions from beginning to end. Using her attention to detail and organizational skills, she assists with various transactions including incorporations, amalgamations, reorganizations, and due diligence searches.

Dakota MacPherson

Dakota is a graduate of the Nova Scotia Community College’s Paralegal Services program, where she honed her skills and knowledge in the intricacies of the legal system. She has joined the Corporate Tax team as a junior paralegal and is thrilled to embark on her journey at Arcus. Outside of her professional pursuits, Dakota finds joy in the company of her beloved dogs, Arya and Loki, often spending her free time enjoying outdoor adventures and creating lasting memories with her furry companions.