Mike Dull

Mike Dull

Litigation Lawyer

Mike is the founding partner of Valent Legal. His entire career has been dedicated to representing victims of serious injuries, sexual abuse, medical negligence, and corporate and pharmaceutical wrongs. Over the past decade, he has built a reputation as a tireless victim advocate and a strong promoter of access to justice.

Since 2017, Mike has annually been included in the Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in Canada in his areas of practice. He is a past finalist for Public Justice’s North American Trial Lawyer of the Year. He was honoured to have been voted Atlantic Canada’s 2022 Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers, a peer-reviewed publication.

Mike is also a part-time professor at Dalhousie’s Schulich School of Law where he teaches in class action law and procedure. He is the current president of the Atlantic Provinces Trial Lawyer Association.

Mike is the co-founder of PATH Legal, a non-profit advocacy clinic and the winner of the 2023 Reisman Legal Impact Award. He is also the founder of Lids4Kids, a non-profit organization that connects Nova Scotia youth with quality bike helmets.

Mike also served as a legal advisor to Nova Scotia’s Restorative Inquiry into the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children and issues of systemic racism within the province. He is the past Vice President of the Board of Directors of the John Howard Society.

He has lectured at the Nova Scotia Bar Admission Course and has been invited to speak at numerous conferences in Canada and the United States. He has been featured in national publications and quoted in national media such as The Globe and Mail and CBC.

Given his reputation as a passionate advocate, Mike regularly receives referrals from, and works with other lawyers on, personal injury and medical malpractice cases, as well as numerous class actions. Mike has successfully helped hundreds of victims of personal injury and sexual abuse. He has had the great honour of advancing victim rights and access to justice in a number of precedent-setting cases.