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Shanieka Wood


Queen’s Marque
600-1741 Lower Water Street
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 0J2



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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2022

Legal Assistant(s): Emily MacNeil

Shanieka’s practice is primarily focused in insurance. She has experience working with a range of clients from small businesses to large insurance companies. The majority of her work to date has focused on insurance defence, as well as commercial litigation.

Education & Career


Institute for the Future of Law Practice Certification, 2021
Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law, JD, 2021
Saint Mary’s University, BA, 2018


Society member, Dalhousie Black Law Student Association, 2018 – 2021
Player/team captain, Saint Mary’s University Women’s Varsity Basketball Team, 2014 – 2018
Inclusion volunteer, Huskies Move for Inclusion, 2016 – 2018
Volunteer, Motionball, 2017, 2018
Peer mentee, Here for Peers, 2017
Student council member, Saint Mary’s University Athletic Student Council, 2017
Board Member, Veith House


Academic All Canadian (USPORTS)
Saint Mary’s University Dean’s List
CIS Women’ Basketball Finals Bronze Medal Award
AUS Championship
AUS All-Rookie Team Award

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