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Michelle Lahey

Michelle obtained her B.A. from Cape Breton University, and received her LL.B., and B.C.L. from McGill University in 2017. After graduating, Michelle articled with a regional firm in Nova Scotia, until she was admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar in June 2018.  In April, Michelle joined the Sydney law office of LaFosse MacLeod.

Michelle has experience appearing before Small Claims Court, the Nova Scotia Provincial Court, and the Nova Scotia Supreme Court.  Her practice focuses on civil litigation, wills and estates, corporate and commercial law, real estate law, and criminal defence.  

Michelle is Chair of the Cornerstone Cape Breton Association, and an instructor in Cape Breton University’s School of Arts and Social Sciences.  Michelle is also a member of the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society, and the Cape Breton Barrister’s Society.