Jillian Houlihan

Jill represents a full range of clients with a practice that includes labour and employment law, and appearances before labour and administrative tribunals, grievance arbitrators and professional regulatory bodies.

As a member of the Nova Scotia Election Commission, Jill is involved in advising the Chief Electoral Officer on the administrative conduct of elections in Nova Scotia.

Jill worked as a staff lawyer at the Grey Bruce Community Legal Clinic in Owen Sound, Ontario before joining Pink Larkin. She represented clients in disability benefit and income assistance appeals and landlord-tenant matters. Jill completed her articles with the Income Security Advocacy Centre and Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario in Toronto.

While at law school, Jill served as a Senior Editor of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review and a volunteer at Downtown Legal Services, the law school’s community legal clinic. Jill received a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Philosophy from Dalhousie University, where she was a member of the executive of the Dalhousie Student Union.

Jill is a member of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers and the Canadian Bar Association.



Year of Call
Nova Scotia, 2010
Ontario, 2009

Law School
J.D., University of Toronto, 2008

B.A., Dalhousie University, 2004

Labour Law
Professional Regulation
Pensions and Benefits