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Jacob Zelman


65 Grafton St.
Charlottetown, P.E.
C1A 1K8



Language(s) spoken: English, French

Bar Admission(s): Prince Edward Island, 2020

Jacob is a solutions focused litigator whose practice includes a focus on labour and employment matters. Jacob works with clientele including employers, insurers, professionals, and educational institutions on a wide variety of matters. Jacob’s experience includes:

  • Assisting with the defence of professional disciplinary proceedings
  • Acting for plaintiffs, defendants, and third parties in civil litigation
  • Responding to human rights complaints
  • Assisting with the drafting of employment agreements, workplace policies and procedures
  • Considering and advising in relation to: workplace accommodation requests; performance management and discipline; and termination, severance, and wrongful / constructive dismissal claims

Education & Career


University of New Brunswick, JD, 2019
Acadia University, B.Sc., 2016


Board member, Big Brothers Big Sisters PEI
Chairperson — Early Learning and Child Care Appeal Board

Thought Leadership

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