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Valerie Hynes, K.C.

Partner

Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Corporate-Commercial, Residential and Commercial Real Estate

1.709.576.2255
VHynes@makethecall.ca

Assistants

Melissa Wills (Legal Assistant)

MWills@makethecall.ca
Phone: 1-709-570-8125
Fax: 1-709-753-9273

Kayla Woodman (Paralegal)

KWoodman@makethecall.ca
Phone: 1-709-570-7049
Fax: 1-709-753-5221

Queen’s Counsel Appointment, 2020, under the reign of Queen Elizabeth II

Valerie Hynes is a partner with Roebothan McKay Marshall, with almost 20 years’ legal experience.

She has proven skills in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Corporate Commercial, with ample experience in mediation, administrative tribunals, and all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada.

Apart from her work as a lawyer, Valerie is dedicated to her family, friends, and the community.

In her spare time, she enjoys an active lifestyle and taking time to relax and reflect while practicing pilates, reading, or enjoying the view while hiking along our island’s beautiful coastline.

Legal Memberships and Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Past Co-chair of the Law Day Committee of the Newfoundland and Labrador Branch of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Member of the Atlantic Provinces Trial Lawyers Association
  • Bencher (Eastern District) of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

Awards

  • 2024 — Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Lawyers by Best Lawyers
  • Puddester Award for excellence in Public Law, Dalhousie University

Education

  • 1996 — Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) from Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • 2000 — Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie University
  • 2001 — Called to the Newfoundland and Labrador Bar
  • 2001 to Present — Various Continuing Legal Education seminars involving civil litigation, real estate and corporate commercial law offered by the Canadian Institute, Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

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