Jacqueline R. Ruck

(902) 460-3465(902) 463-7500jruck@boyneclarke.ca
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"It is my goal to make every client feel secure, even in the midst of uncertainty. No matter how large or small a file may be, I am committed to giving my all to every client to ensure that their legal needs are handled in a professional, personal manner."

About Jacqueline

Jacqueline is an Associate on the Business Law team providing general corporate services to her clients.

Jacqueline acts on behalf of a wide variety of businesses. She acted as legal counsel during the most recent election campaign and her work with the federal government has developed her skills in government related affairs.

Jacqueline is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society. She has a passion for civil rights and social justice and is a member of the Canadian Bar Association’s Equity Standing Committee for Nova Scotia.

Jacqueline has been published in Canadian Lawyer magazine.

In her spare time Jacqueline enjoys reading, traveling and dining at local restaurants.

Areas of Practice

Jacqueline's Background

  • 2007 - 2010: L.L.B., Faculty of Law, Ottawa, Ontario
  • 2002 - 2007: Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Faculty of Political Science, Affairs and Management, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
  • 2014 - Present : Associate, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2013– 2014: Articled Clerk, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2011-2013: Freelance Health and Fitness Writer
  • 2012: Research Assistant, Tri-County Restorative Justice
  • 2011 – 2013: Research Assistant, Nova Scotia Labour Board
  • 2007 & 2008: Correspondence Officer/Intern, Office of Minister Rona Ambrose, Government of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
  • 2002-2010 : Vocal Instructor, Ottawa Conservatory of Music and Performance Academy
Professional Memberships
  • Member - Canadian Bar Association Equity Standing Committee
  • Member - Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Member - Canadian Bar Association
Community Activities
  • Mentor - Dalhousie Feminist Legal Association
  • Board Member - Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award (2017 - Present)
  • Co-chair - Fund Development for Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award
  • Former Volunteer - Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award (2013-2014)
  • Volunteer Legal Counsel - Federal Election Campaign
Awards & Honours
  • Dean's List of Honour 2003-2007, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Recipient of in-course Scholarship 2003-2007, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario