M. Kathleen Mitchell


Suite 900, Purdy’s Wharf Tower One
1959 Upper Water St.
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 3N2




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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2019

Legal Assistant(s): Julie Mutch

Kathleen has a background in nursing, which has given her insight into the needs and operations of health organizations and health care providers. She works this experience into her legal career, focusing on health law and medical malpractice, and assisting such clients as health organizations, health care providers, insurers and professional associations.

Education & Career


Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law, JD (Specialization in Health Law and Policy), 2018
University of Prince Edward Island, BScN, 2013


Member, Canadian Bar Association
Chair, Dalhousie Health Law Students’ Association, 2017 – 2018
Executive member, Dalhousie Health Law Students’ Association, 2016 – 2017
Volunteer, National Criminal Law Program, 2016
Student Advocate, Dalhousie Student Advocacy Service, 2015 – 2017
Volunteer Registered Nurse, Mikinduri Children of Hope (Mikinduri, Kenya), 2014
Registered Nurse, College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia, 2013 – 2015
Volunteer student nurse, International Volunteer Headquarters (Bir, India), 2011


Canadian Bar Association Daphne Dumont Student Scholarship
Dean’s List
Ruth Isobel Ross Award