Curriculum Vitae




P.O. Box 60, 9267 Highway 1, Meteghan River NS B0W 2L0  tel (902) 260-8888 FAX (902) 260-3040 lynette@muiselaw.com

Integrity. Dedication. Client Service.



MUISE LAW INC. 

Lynette M. Muise, LL.B.

I aim to continuously seek new practice-building opportunities and initiatives, while honing my skills as a lawyer and continuing to offer dedicated, client focused legal services with integrity.


​Credentials and Education

Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society -Bar Admission: February 4, 2011


Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law, Halifax, NS: LL.B.- Graduation, May 2010 


Istituto Marangoni, Milan, Italy: Design Program - Graduation - July 2003

Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan: Mandarin Studies - Graduation - August 2002

Dalhousie University, Halifax NS: Costume Studies - Graduation - May 1999



Work Experience

Schulich School of Law
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Dalhousie University, Research Assistant for NSRJ-CURA May 2009 – December 2010, Halifax NS - NSRJ-CURA Research Report
Pink Star Murphy Barro
, Articled Clerk January 2010 – February 2011, Yarmouth NS
Pink Star Barro
, Associate Lawyer February 2011 – December 2013, Yarmouth NS

MUISE LAW INC.
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President
January 2014 - present, Meteghan River NS

Professional Affiliations
 
​NSBS
- Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, Member in good standing (January 2010-present)
Chambre de commerce de Clare - Membre

AJEFNE
- Association des juristes d’expression française de la Nouvelle-Écosse, Past-president (2011-2013)
CBA
- Canadian Bar Association – Nova Scotia Branch, Member, (Past) AJEFNE Representative

NSTU
- Nova Scotia Teacher's Union Pre-Retirement Seminar Presenter (2012, 2013, 2015)

CCFJ
- Centre canadien de français juridique - Board Member (2011-2013) and student for several specialized language education seminars on French legal letter drafting, trial advocacy, divorce proceedings, etc.

FAJEF
- Fédération des associations des juristes d'expression française - Board Member (2011-2013)

​WCBS - Western Counties Barristers’ Society, Secretary (2011-present)
YCLA - Yarmouth County Lawyers' Association, Secretary (2011-present)

Wealth Wisdom for Women Forum, Presenter, in Collaboration with Cyrilla Saunders and Rachelle d’Entremont (Saunders Wealth Advisory Group), Gloria Banks (Grant Thornton) and Angela Greene (Conrad Hurlbert Leblanc).



​​Practice Experience

Adoption Applications
Adult Protection 
Application for Judicial Review
Builders' Liens
Child Protection
Child Support Applications
Civil Trials
Cohabitation Agreements
Conditional Sentence Order Variation Applications
Contract Negotiation
Corollary Relief Order Variation Applications
Criminal Trials (in French and English), Sentencing, Show Cause Hearings and Appeals
Debt Collection
Divorce Proceedings
Dog Bite Litigation
Estate Planning Agreements
Estate Litigation
Family Law Litigation
Foreclosures
Guardianship Applications
Incorporation
Independant Legal Advice
Insurance Litigation
Interjurisdictional Child Support Applications
Landlord and Tenant Disputes
Language Rights - Droits linguistiques
Legal Research and Writing
Marriage Contracts
Mortgage Re-Financing
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Peace Bond Hearings
Personal Care Directives
Personal Injury Settlement
Probating of Wills, Administration of Estates
Proof of Wills in Solemn Form
Property Migrations, Purchases and Sales
Purchase and Sale of Business Assets
Real Estate Transactions
Restorative Justice
Separation Agreements ​
Share Transfers
Slip and Falls
Spousal Support Applications
Substituted Service Motions
Tax Law
Trademark Registrations
Travel Consent Forms
Trusts
​Wills and Powers of Attorney


​Thorough Knowledge of Software:PCLaw, DivorceMate, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Photoshop

Interests
Culinary Arts, Design, Home Décor, Landscaping Hockey Mom, Skating, Cycling, Tennis, Skiing
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​Languages

English, French, Italian, Mandarin