What my clients say

I'd like to thank you for your wonderful work on my behalf. You ably helped me get the financial settlement that I was entitled. I am grateful to you that you took the time to explain and comfort me during this difficult time; you alleviated my stress level and gave me a renewed sense of purpose for the future. -S.C.

Jill
Lewis

Jill Lewis is an associate lawyer at Nelligan Law, practising in our Labour and Employment Law groups.

Originally from cottage country in the Haliburton Highlands, Jill moved to Ottawa to receive her J.D. from the University of Ottawa. During law school, Jill was a member of the competitive mediation team. She represented the University of Ottawa in Paris, France at the ICC International Mediation Competition and received first place in the Weiler Mediation Competition. Jill was also awarded the Bertha Wilson Scholarship, the P. Andree Wylie Scholarship, and the Greg Ratushny Scholarship for her commitment to community service. She is currently an executive member of the Ontario Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division.

Jill has always been known as a people-person and she applies that approach to her practice. She believes in actively listening to her clients’ needs and interests in order to find them a solution.

Outside of the office, Jill loves to go hiking with her husband and their foxhound, Hunter. You can also find her visiting family in Haliburton and soaking in the natural setting as much as she can.

Education
  • Call to Ontario Bar (2016)
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.), University of Ottawa (2015)
  • B.A. Honours, Carleton University (2012)
Professional Activities and Organizations
  • County of Carleton Law Association
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Ontario Bar Association

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