Marina joined Whitelaw Twining as an associate in 2018 and practices in general insurance litigation. Prior to joining Whitelaw Twining, Marina articled and worked as an associate at a mid-size firm in Atlantic Canada. She has appeared before all levels of court in Nova Scotia as well as several tribunals and boards. In her third year of law school, Marina was selected to clerk at the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia and gained a unique perspective working directly with judges.
Marina’s clients drive her advocacy. She works closely with her clients to identify and meet their goals. Marina achieves results efficiently and understands the value of creative resolutions to litigation. She is an avid supporter of alternative dispute resolution and cost-effective representation.
Marina believes strongly in giving back to her community. While in law school Marina was an active member of several societies, including serving as Editor-in-Chief of the school’s newspaper. She has helped organize large fundraising events, such as Lawn Summer Nights, and participates in the Home for Dinner program with Ronald MacDonald House.
In her spare time Marina enjoys playing board games and video games, gardening, baking, and exploring Alberta.
J.D., Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University (Dean’s List), 2017
B.A. (Hons.), with distinction, University of Guelph, 2014
Professional Memberships & Affiliations
Called to the Alberta Bar in 2019
Called to the Yukon Bar in 2019
Called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 2018
Member of the Advocate’s Society
Member of the Canadian Bar Association
Member of the Nova Scotia Barristers Society
Member of the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund