Luke C. Godin

(902) 460-3404(902) 463-7500lgodin@boyneclarke.ca
vCard Print
Assistant
Genevieve Bain
gbain@boyneclarke.ca
"Listening is the first step to solving any legal problem. Understanding my client's goals and charting the most effective path to reach them is how I approach every file."

About Luke

An Associate with the firm, Luke focuses his practice on Mortgage Enforcement, Collections and Estate Litigation. Luke often appears in the Nova Scotia Supreme Court on behalf of clients, and has also appeared before the New Brunswick Court of the Queen’s Bench and Small Claims Court. Luke strives to provide timely and practical advice to his clients.

Luke is the President of the Nova Scotia SurfAble Association, a board member of the Metro Community Housing Board and a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society and the Canadian Bar Association.

Luke enjoys snowboarding, surfing and generally being outdoors.

Areas of Practice

Luke's Background

Education
  • 2014: J.D. (Honours), Bond University, Queensland, Australia
  • 2004: Bachelor of Arts, International Development Studies (Honours), Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Employment
  • Present: Associate, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2015-2016: Articled Clerk, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2014: Summer Student, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Secondment at Phoenix Youth, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Professional Memberships
  • Member - Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Member - Canadian Bar Association
Community Activities
  • President - Nova Scotia SurfAble Association
  • Board Member - Metro Community Housing Association
Awards
  • Bookstore Award, First in Class: Criminal Law and Procedure A (January 2013)
  • CCH Australia Award, First in Class: Business Associations (May 2013)
  • Queensland Bar Association Award, First in Class: Law of Evidence (September 2013)
  • Wilson Moot, Bond University International Moot Team Member (January 2013)

Recent Blog Posts by Luke

Blog Post | Monday March 2, 2020

The Appointment of Substitute Decision Makers

Authored by: Luke C. Godin Posted in: Wills & Estates

Creating an enduring power of attorney and the Adult Capacity and Decision-Making Act.

Read full article