Kelly Patrick Shannon, B.Comm., LL.B.
As the firms founding partner, Kelly’s practice focuses on Owner Managed Business, Real Estate and Commercial Real Estate, Leasing, Civil Litigation including Employment law, Insurance Law, and Wills and Estates. He was admitted to the Nova Scotia Barristers Society in 1992.
Kelly graduated from SMU with a Bachelor of Commerce ( Finance/Economics) magna cum laude and received his law degree from Dalhousie in 1991, having articled with a Dartmouth firm and remained in practice in Dartmouth since that time. In 1992, Kelly was appointed as a presiding Justice of the peace in and for the Province of Nova Scotia and sits in nightcourt on a part time basis. Kelly is agent and trusted advisor to a large group of Nova Scotia small businesses, and has argued cases successfully in all levels in the courts of Nova Scotia.
Kelly is the proud father of two girls, Sarah and Taylor and lives in Bedford NS. He is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers Society and the Atlantic Provinces Trial Lawyers Association. He is a director of the Atlantic Canada China Bridges Association and Vice President of the Pan Pacific Centre Limited.