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Lindsay O’Reilly: Kentville Lawyer Working in Family Law and Employment Law

Lindsay O’Reilly

Lindsay O’Reilly

Kentville Office

Telephone: 902-678-3257

Fax: 902-678-7727


Paralegal: Daff Coffin

Lindsay is an associate lawyer with Waterbury Newton. She is passionate about the practice of law and takes pride in providing clients with high-quality, punctual legal services and positive results. Lindsay’s aim is to reduce clients’ stress while helping them to navigate the often-complex twists and turns of our legal system. 

Lindsay grew up in the Halifax area and is proud to have strong roots in Nova Scotia. She worked as a print journalist in Cape Breton and Alberta before returning to Nova Scotia to pursue a career in law.

Lindsay was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 2015.

Practice Areas

Lindsay’s practice areas include:

  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts
  • Civil Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury Claims


  • Juris Doctor, Dalhousie University (Degree Awarded May, 2013)
  • Specialization in Environmental Law, Dalhousie Schulich School of Law Marine and Environmental Law Institute, Dalhousie University (May 2013)
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Dalhousie University (Degree Awarded May, 2005)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Journalism, University of King’s College (Degree Awarded May, 2004)

Achievements & Affiliations

  • Member of the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society (2015-present)
  • Schulich Scholarship recipient (Dalhousie Schulich School of Law, 2013)
  • Elkanah Rafuse Prize for Highest Average in Maritime Law (Dalhousie Schulich School of Law, 2012)
  • Clifford Rae Academic Achievement Award (Dalhousie Schulich School of Law, 2011)

Community Activities & Interests

  • Alumnus, Dalhousie Legal Aid Clinic, Halifax
  • Past associate editor of the Dalhousie Journal of Legal Studies, Dalhousie Law School (2011- 2013)
  • Past volunteer/researcher, Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice, Accra, Ghana
  • Past volunteer, Habitat for Humanity
  • Past participant in Pro-bono student program, Dalhousie Law School (2010 -2012)
  • Member of the Dalhousie Law School Environmental Law Students Society (2010- 2013)
  • Past Student Representative for the Nova Scotia branch of the Canadian Association of Journalists
  • Past volunteer/researcher, Institute for Tropical Ecology and Conservation (ITEC), Panama

When away from the office, Lindsay is often exploring Nova Scotia’s coast or biking its trails with her husband and two small children. She also enjoys photography, travel, writing and gardening.

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