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Get In Touch

Email: jeff@novainjurylaw.com
Phone: 902-702-3452
Toll free: 1-855-670-1345
Fax: 902.701.3788
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General Paralegal: Trish Cochrane

Litigation Paralegal: Darren Glossop


Jeff Mitchell

Principal Lawyer & Founder


Education

  • Saint Mary's University (B.A. Hons.)
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto (J.D.)
  • Canadian Insurance Institute (CIP- Candidate)

Professional Memberships

  • Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Atlantic Provinces Trial Lawyers Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice

Awards

  • ThreeBestRated 2018
  • ThreeBestRated 2017
  • ThreeBestRated 2016
  • Saint Mary's University Young Alumni of the Year (2015)
  • 21inc. Atlantic Canadian Leaders (2013)
  • Osgoode Hall Law School Gold Key Award

  • Car Accidents

    If you have been injured in an accident involving a car, truck, bus, bicycle, motorcycle, ATV, or boat, get critical advice you need from an experienced personal injury lawyer now.

  • Long Term Disability

    Can’t work because of a physical or psychological injury? We know how to get your disability benefits. You need an experienced lawyer in your corner.

  • Slip & Fall Accidents

    Injuries can happen anywhere. If you’ve been hurt because of an unsafe area, you have a legal claim. Don’t leave your injury claim to chance. Get the legal advice you need today.

  • Loss and Damage Claims

    We know how to advance claims for loss and damage. An experienced lawyer can recover what you have lost by representing you against the at-fault party. Book your consultation now.

  • Medical Malpractice

    Health professionals make mistakes. The consequences of mistakes can lead to serious injury and death. We have the experience to advance your claim for medical negligence.

  • Brain Injury

    Most brain injury victims need compensation to cover medical expenses and financial losses. You need an experienced personal injury lawyer in your corner for Day 1.

  • Birth Injury

    Injury or birth trauma caused by a doctor or hospital worker’s error allows the family to seek compensation. We’re here to help you through the hard times.

  • Product Liability

    When a product doesn’t work as expected injuries can result. Contact us regarding an incident involving a malfunctioning, mislabeled, or defective product which led to injury.



Personal Interests

When Jeff is not helping his clients, he can be found spending time with his wife, Laura, and their high energy dog. They can be found running, racing in triathlons, or exploring new parts of Nova Scotia.

Jeff is a regular voice on various community organizations. He has served as a Police Commissioner on the Halifax Board of Police Commissioners, Counsel to Fusion Halifax, and Director of the Community Development Initiative at Saint Mary's University. He currently services as the Vice President of Triathlon Nova Scotia.

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The Backstory

Jeff is the owner of NOVA Injury Law. His firm was created to assist injury victims and disabled workers with their legal claims. Before launching NOVA Injury Law, Jeff worked for a large regional firm in the area of insurance law before moving to a plaintiff-side personal injury boutique. NOVA Injury Law is now known as an honest, responsive, and progressive firm committed to their client.

Born in Halifax, Jeff attended Saint Mary's University and completed an honours degree in Criminology. During his time at Saint Mary's, Jeff founded the SMU Community Development Initiative Levy, a student-backed fund providing seed funds to local community-oriented projects. He served as a Student Association Director and sat on the Academic Senate. Since graduating, Jeff has coached the University's legal case debating society.  Jeff was honoured in 2015 with the SMU Alumni of the Year award.

Jeff completed his legal training at top-ranked Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. While at Osgoode Hall, Jeff participated in various pro bono projects, including the Legal Aid Clinic and the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto. The latter, a joint effort between doctors and lawyers to ensure quality patient care, brought Jeff before the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board where he represented clients who were victims of unprofessional or negligent treatment by a physician. In addition to his pro bono efforts, Jeff was the leader of the Law School's Academic Student Government and vice-chair of Faculty Council. Upon graduation, he was awarded the Osgoode Hall Gold Key Prize.

In 2013, Jeff was named by 21Inc, the region's entrepreneur innovation group, as one of Atlantic Canada Top 50 Emerging Leaders for his leadership and community building projects.

In 2016, NOVA injury Law was ranked as one of the top three personal injury law firms in Halifax. It reclaimed its title in 2017 and again in 2018.

Publications

Jeff is the author of two books he wrote to help teach accident victims and disabled workers about the legal rights. These educational resources are available for free by contacting the firm directly.

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The Must-Read Guide to Winning Disability Benefits
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The Must-Read Guide to Nova Scotia Car Accident Claims