Patrick O’Neil grew up in Enfield, Nova Scotia, and received a Bachelor of Arts (Criminology/Sociology) from Saint Mary’s University.
After his undergraduate studies, Patrick obtained a Juris Doctor degree at Dalhousie’s Schulich School of Law, with a Business Law Specialization, earning the Canadian Energy Law Foundation prize for outstanding performance in Oil and Gas Law.
Patrick was an articling student at Burchell MacDougall LLP before joining as an associate when he was called to bar in June 2016. His preferred areas of practice include corporate/commercial law, real estate and civil litigation.
Patrick is a board member of the East Hants Arena Association and is a minor hockey coach with the Sackville Flyers. He also volunteers with Dreams Take Flight. In his spare time, Patrick enjoys playing hockey and trying to correct his slice on the golf course.