Council & Staff

Council
Council of Law Society of PEI is responsible for governance and regulation of the legal profession in the public interest. Council includes 9 elected members, including the three Officers (Past President, President and Vice-President), two Public Representatives and the Secretary-Treasurer.

Role of Council
As the governing body of the Society, Council ensures the Society carries out its purposes, which are prescribed by s. 4 of the Legal Profession Act. By striving for excellence in regulation and the highest standards of ethics and competence from members, Council carries out its work in the public interest and for the protection of the public.

Council Members – 2016-2017
Bobbi-Jo Dow Baker, President
Jennifer S. MacPherson, Vice President
Donald K. MacKenzie, Past President
Susan M. Robinson, Q.C., Secretary-Treasurer
Matthew J.W. Bradley
John A. Carr, Q.C.
J. Kenneth Clark, Q.C.
Janice L. MacCallum
Patsy G. MacLean, Q. C.
Karen M. MacLeod
Janet Coughlin-Cameron (Public Representative)
Donald A. Desserud (Public Representative)

Staff

Susan M. Robinson, Q.C., Secretary-Treasurer and Executive Director
Susan Robinson performs the functions of the chief executive and administrative officer of the Law Society. She is responsible to uphold and further the objectives of the Law Society which includes executive, administration and financial management; admissions; member discipline, competence and education; communication; and ensuring the efficient, effective and progressive operation of this professional regulatory body.
Email: srobinson@lspei.pe.ca

Laura Bird, Administrative Assistant
Laura Bird provides administrative support to the Secretary Treasurer, Financial Officer, Bar Admission and CLE Coordinator, Council, Committee Chairs, and assistance to the general membership and the public.
Email: lawsociety@lspei.pe.ca

Lisa MacKay, Financial Officer & CLE Co-ordinator
Lisa MacKay carries out the financial management responsibilities for the Law Society and assists with the organizing of education seminars for members and clerks.
Email: lmackay@lspei.pe.ca

Pamela Borden, Law Librarian
Pamela Borden is the Law Librarian at the Law Society's two Law Libraries, located in the courthouses in Charlottetown and Summerside.
Email: pborden@lspei.pe.ca

Valerie Moore, Q.C., Bar Admission Course Co-ordinator
Valerie Moore is responsible for organizing the Bar Admission Course for Articling Clerks.
Email: lawsociety@lspei.pe.ca