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ALEXANDER J. MACKILLOP

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Managing Partner

Originally from Truro, Nova Scotia, Alexander obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Criminology from Saint Mary’s University in 2011. Alexander then obtained his law degree from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University in 2015, and was called to the Nova Scotia Bar June 2016.

Prior to graduating law school, Alexander interned with the Public Prosecution Service and worked for the Federal Department of Justice in the tax and civil litigation sector. After articles and practicing in Halifax and throughout Nova Scotia for several years, in 2018, Alexander opened his own law firm in Halifax, Nova Scotia with his partner. 

Alexander has a general practice with a focus on criminal law, frequently litigating in Provincial Court and the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia while also having experience litigating in the Court of Appeal. Furthermore Alexander practices corporate law, commercial law and business law.

Volunteering and community are important to Alexander. He is the co-chair of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society Racial Equity Committee and a member of the Criminal Law Professional Standards Committee, the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission, the Nova Scotia Criminal Lawyers' Association, the Dalhousie Law Alumni Association and the Dalhousie Pro-Bono Committee. He was previously the vice-president of the John Howard Society (Nova Scotia Chapter), and previously a board member for the Marguerite Centre.

Alexander works tirelessly for his clients, and he is extremely proud to provide legal services to the community.

Tammi has been a legal assistant since 2005.  Her career began in her home community of Barrington, Nova Scotia, working with a sole practitioner dealing primarily in Real Estate. 

 

In 2009, she moved to Halifax and has expanded her knowledge and skills working with Family, Civil, and Criminal practitioners.  She has been the office manager and legal assistant to MacKillop Pictou Law Group since it first opened its doors. 

 

Tammi works closely with the legal team to ensure efficient file management and quality work.  When it comes to clients, her goal is to make each one feel comfortable and help ease the stress often associated with navigating legal matters. 

 

She is proud to be serving her community as part of the MacKillop Pictou team.

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