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Doug W. Schipilow

(902) 460-3474(902)
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"Navigating the law can be a difficult and uncertain process. I am committed to working with every client to understand their needs and concerns in order to provide exceptional legal advice and achieve the best possible solution."

About Doug

Doug is an Associate and a member of the Creditor Practice Team, focusing on creditor collections litigation. Doug’s business background has provided him with a thorough understanding of the corporate and commercial industries, allowing him to analyze legal issues while also understanding business issues involved. He has appeared in front of every level of court in Nova Scotia including Small Claims, Provincial Court, the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals.

Doug’s goal is to provide his clients with practical real world business advice and solutions. He works hard to resolve the situation, while securing the best possible financial outcome.

In his spare time, Doug enjoys hockey, surfing and soccer. His favourite book is “The Hot Zone” and his Ipod is currently switched to Double Plaid.

Areas of Practice

Doug's Background

  • 2010 - 2013: J.D. Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 2006 - 2009: M.B.A., Sprott School of Business, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
  • 2002 - 2006: B.B.A. (Honours) F.C. Manning School of Business, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia
  • 2014 - Present : Associate, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2013 - 2014: Articled Clerk, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2012: Summer Student, BOYNECLARKE LLP, seconded to WWF Canada
  • 2011: Legal Summer Student, Sobeys Inc.
  • 2006 - 2009: Consulting Operations Analyst, Adobe Systems Inc., Ottawa, Ontario
Professional Memberships
  • Member - Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Member - Canadian Bar Association
  • Member - Sports Lawyers' Association
Community Activities
  • Committee Member - Parkinson's Society Halifax Superwalk 2014 (Maritime Region)
Awards & Honours
  • Acadia University Scholar (2006)
  • Acadia Real-Time Case Competition Award (2006)
  • Sobey's Academic Scholarships (2002)
  • City of Lakes Bursary (2002)