Our Team

 

website pic dm Danielle MacLean is a partner with DCL Law. Originally from North Sydney, Nova Scotia, she is a graduate of Saint Mary’s University (B.A. 2000) and Dalhousie University (LL.B 2003) and was admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar in 2004. Her practice includes real estate, title insurance, wills, estate planning, contracts, and corporate law.
Danielle is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society and the Canadian Bar Association. She sits on the Board of Directors for the Real Estate Lawyers’ Association of Nova Scotia (RELANS), is the Chair of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society Professional Standards (Real Estate) Committee, is the Chair of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society Real Estate Practice Working Group, is a member of the Land Registration Act Agreement Committee, and is past co-chair of the Real Property Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association (Nova Scotia). She lives in Halifax with her family.

Contact Danielle:
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Brennan LeJean

Brennan LeJean is an associate with DCL Law. He grew up in Sydney, Nova Scotia, and attended Cape Breton University (BBA 2010) and University of New Brunswick (JD 2016). While at UNB, Brennan was the Vice President of the Law Students' Society and an active member in many other student organizations, including acting as Co-Chair of Pro Bono Students Canada’s Wills Project. He is currently involved in several community and professional groups including acting as the Chair of the Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Society & Heritage Farm Museum, the Secretary of the Association of Collaborative Family Law Professionals of Nova Scotia, and a member of the board for the Dartmouth Community Chest Society. Brennan has established a Family Law practice with DCL Law, representing his clients in all levels of Nova Scotia courts, including Provincial Court, the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, and the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. He also has a particular interest in Entertainment Law, specifically the music industry, and received his Certificate in Entertainment Law from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2020. Brennan was admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar in 2017 and is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, the Real Estate Lawyers’ Association of Nova Scotia (RELANS), the Association of Collaborative Family Law Professionals of Nova Scotia, and the Canadian Bar Association.

Contact Brennan:
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Amanda Toulany

Amanda Brousseau is an associate with DCL Law. She grew up in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, and attended Saint Mary’s University (BA 2013) and Dalhousie University (JD 2018). Amanda was the President of the Social Committee and the Vice President Student Life of the Law Students' Society at The Schulich School of Law. Prior to law school, Amanda was a Relocation Adviser to the RCMP with Brookfield Global Relocation Services. Amanda speaks French and Arabic in addition to offering services in English, and is is eager to help clients with whatever questions or problems they may have.

 

Contact Amanda :
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Ashley Duguay

Ashley Duguay has been a Paralegal with DCL Law since 2010. Her paralegal skills are focused on the areas of Property, Wills & Estates, Family and Corporate Law. Ashley is originally from Truro, Nova Scotia and obtained her Paralegal Diploma at Success College of Applied Arts and Technology, Truro Campus in 2003. She is always eager and willing to take on new responsibilities and learn about different areas of law. She is married with two young sons and currently resides in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia. Ashley was appointed as Commissioner of Oaths for the Province of Nova Scotia in March 2013.

 

Contact Ashley, Paralegal:
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Eden O'Hearn

Eden O’Hearn has been a Paralegal with DCL Law since 2018. Eden is originally from Kingston, Nova Scotia and graduated Nova Scotia Community College in 2005. She has been working in the area of Property Law since graduation, starting first as a title searcher in the Annapolis Valley, and is eagerly branching out at DCL Law and learning new areas of law. She is married and currently resides in Timberlea with her family.

 

Contact Eden, Paralegal:
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Marshall Payzant

Marshall Payzant joined our team as a Paralegal in 2019. He has an extensive background in Land Surveying, Mapping, and Property Law. Marshall is originally from Windsor, Nova Scotia and is a survey technician and a paralegal. He was a member of the Document Database Design Team for the Nova Scotia Land Registration System. He is married and currently resides in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. He was appointed as Commissioner of Oaths for the Province of Nova Scotia in July of 2018.

 

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Eryn Murphy

Eryn Murphy is an Articled Clerk with DCL Law. She grew up in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. She attended Dalhousie (BA 2015) and University of New Brunswick (JD 2021), where she was the Chair of the Speakers’ Committee and a mentor to incoming students. Prior to law school, she was a Court Reporter. She volunteers with women’s organizations and is improving her French to be able to help clients in both official languages. Eryn lives in Porters Lake with fiancé and her dog.

 

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