In 2015 she was an honoree at an Extraordinary Alumnae Lunch from the Schulich School of Law. Lisa graduated from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. Lisa Teryl is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society. She served for six years as the senior legal counsel at the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission (2009-2015).
Lisa is also a legal educator and authored Nova Scotia Law: Everything You Wanted To Know But Couldn’t Afford To Ask (Pottersfield, 2002). A local bestseller and an early effort to empower laypeople with the law.
In her spare time, Lisa plays fiddle in the country and western fiddle band, The Wheelers. The Wheelers band members are a collection of lawyers from Teryl Scott Lawyers Inc, Brookshire Law Office, and Richardson’s Law Office – Lisa’s mother also joined the band and plays the piano. They began volunteering to perform in local nursing homes when Lisa’s father was admitted to White Hills Nursing Home.