Samantha J. Neill

sjneill@plaxtonlaw.com
tel: 306-653-1500

Samantha joined Plaxton Jensen in 2020 with a renewed enthusiasm for the representing unions and individuals with labour, employment and human rights issues. Her litigation and alternative dispute resolution skills help clients find practical solutions. She also offers legal coaching and unbundled services to self-represented litigants in family law matters.

Samantha is originally from Wales, UK but was raised in Saskatoon. She received a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in 2005, and a Bachelor of Laws in 2009, both from the University of Saskatchewan. In 2009 Samantha competed alongside her teammates on behalf of the University of Saskatchewan College of Law in the inaugural Canadian Mediation Advocacy Competition in Toronto. She went on to article at the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission in 2009, completing her articles in May 2010. Samantha was admitted as a member to the Law Society of Saskatchewan in June 2010. She completed her training as a collaborative professional and received her certification as such that same week.

After completing her articles, Samantha practiced law with a mid-sized litigation law firm in Saskatoon, where she remained for nearly a decade, successfully representing clients in family law, criminal law and civil litigation at all levels of court. In addition, Samantha was privileged to assist a number of clients through the Independent Assessment Process ("IAP") for survivors of Indian Residential Schools. Samantha also assisted clients in the areas of Adult Guardianship and Co-Decision Making and residential real estate.

Samantha lives in Saskatoon with her American Bulldog, Ozzy and her three cats. She is an ardent advocate for the rights of persons living with exceptionalities, as well as those living with mental health and addictions issues.

Memberships
Law Society of Saskatchewan
Canadian Bar Association 
Saskatchewan Trial Lawyer’s Association
Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Saskatchewan