Rodney Zdebiak


Suite 1100, Cabot Place
100 New Gower St.
St. John’s, N.L.
A1C 6K3



Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Newfoundland and Labrador, 1993

Legal Assistant(s): Sherry Spracklin

Working with clients such as insurance companies, institutional clients and families, Rodney has helped his clients by:

  • Acting as counsel for school boards on education and employment matters.
  • Acting for insurers in personal injury and property damage claims.
  • Acting for private and institutional clients on human rights and other administrative matters.
  • Acting for health authorities and families on issues of mental competency and the management of personal and financial affairs.

Education & Career


Dalhousie University, LLB, 1992
University of Manitoba, BA (with distinction), 1987


Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law and Education, 2005 – present
Member, Board of Directors, Newfoundland Computers for Schools, 2003 – present
Commissioner on the Board of Commissioners of the Newfoundland and Labrador Legal Aid Commission, 2015 – present
Board member, Sound Arts Initiatives Inc.
Elective bencher, Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, September 2017 – present
Member, Insurance Committee, Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, September 2017 – present


Best Lawyers: Administrative and Public Law, 2014 – 2019
Martindale-Hubbell rating: CV