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Glenda Best, K.C.

Glenda Best, K.C.

Partner

Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Family Law

1.709.576.2255
GBest@makethecall.ca

Assistants

Ruby Howse (Legal Assistant)

RHowse@makethecall.ca
Phone: 1-709-570-8138
Fax: 1-709-753-3782

Heather Chafe (Legal Assistant)

HChafe@makethecall.ca
Phone: 1-709-570-8109
Fax: 1-709-753-5221

Melanie Pick (Paralegal)

MPick@makethecall.ca
Phone: 1-709-570-8156

Queen’s Counsel Appointment, 2006, under the reign of Queen Elizabeth II

Glenda Best is a partner with Roebothan McKay Marshall, with over 30 years’ legal experience.

With advanced certification in mediation, Glenda has developed a practice focused in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, and Family Law. Glenda is a Master of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, Queen’s Counsel, and also an active local volunteer.

As Board Member and Honorary Solicitor for the Newfoundland and Labrador chapter of Spinal Cord Injury Canada, Glenda puts her personal experience and passion for protecting accident victims to great use. She is also a Director and Honorary Solicitor for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award.

In June 2021, Glenda received the Gordon M. Stirling Distinguished Service Award from the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. The award recognizes substantial contribution to the Law Society, the legal profession, or the administration of justice, and to the public or one’s community.

In her spare time, Glenda enjoys cooking, attending theatre productions, and outdoor activities including mountain biking, hiking, and scuba diving.

Legal Memberships and Affiliations

  • Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Advanced certification in mediation
  • Director and Honourary Solicitor for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award
  • Master of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador and Queen’s Counsel

Awards

  • 2024 — Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Lawyers by Best Lawyers
  • 2021 — Gordon M. Stirling Distinguished Service Award from the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

Education

  • 1982 — Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Political Science from Acadia University
  • 1985 — Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Windsor
  • 1986 — Called to the Newfoundland and Labrador Bar
  • 1994/96 — Advanced Mediation Certificate from the University of Windsor
  • 2021 — Master of Laws (LL.M) from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • 2022 — Master Class with the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School

Community Involvement

  • Board Member and Honorary Solicitor for the Newfoundland and Labrador chapter of Spinal Cord Injury Canada
  • Director and Honourary Solicitor for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

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