Arcus Legal welcomes its newest member to the team, Barbara Mackie.
We are pleased to announce that Gregg Knudsen has joined Arcus Legal to practice with our Property and Estates Teams. Bringing more than 30 years of experience to our firm, he will be serving clients’ needs for estate and trust planning, probate administration, and real property transactions. Gregg also offers experience in elder law, charitable giving, wealth management, taxation, business succession, and mental health law. Throughout his career, Gregg has contributed extensively to the legal profession and his local community, sitting on provincial review and appeal boards, chairing Canadian Bar Association sections, and serving on law reform initiatives.
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Happy holidays from everyone at Arcus Legal! We wish you all the best in the new year.
Our office will be closed from December 24–28, open December 29–30, closed December 31 – January 3, then back to the usual schedule on January 4.
Arcus Legal welcomes Mel Freeland as our newest Corporate Tax Paralegal. Mel joins us with over seven years’ experience working in corporate law. She has lived in Nova Scotia for most of her life and is looking forward to working with local small business owners. When not at work, she enjoys going for walks, listening to podcasts, and hanging out with her animal friends Dexter the cat (not to be confused Arcus Legal’s Co-Chief Canine Officer) and Morty the Akita (and his human).
Best Lawyers’ article “Advice from Canada’s ‘Lawyer of the Year’ Honorees” showcases Erin O’Brien Edmonds’ answer to the question: “If you could give one piece of advice to your younger self at the start of your career, what would it be?”
Practicing law is daunting in the beginning. When you’re starting out, you’ll think everyone knows more than you do—and they probably will. My advice is to take your time, be thorough, and don’t give up. It takes dedication and engagement to be a good lawyer. It is a never-ending battle to stay on top of things. When you feel you [read more…]
Please join us in welcoming our newest Executive Assistant, Hailey Millesse, to the Arcus Legal team! She will be working closely with Tjiske Polstra to provide support and administrative assistance. Hailey completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Guelph, concentrating her studies in Political Science and Sociology. Through the University of Guelph, she also obtained a Certificate in Public Policy and Administration. Hailey brings a wide range of customer service and administrative experience. In her spare time, Hailey enjoys reading and cooking. She is currently working her way through reading the top 100 books to read in a lifetime. [read more…]