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Barrister and solicitor

James Traill Lyon, Canadian barrister and solicitor. Bar: Admitted solicitor Scotland 1963, W.S., 1968, called to Nova Scotia bar 1966, Saskatchewan bar 1980. Served with RAFVR, 1953-1955; Served with RNVR and RNR, 1955-1965. Member Law Society Scotland, Canadian Bar Association, Nova Scotia Barristers Society, Law Society Saskatchewan, Society Writers to Her Majesty Signet Clubs: Rideau (Ottawa); Saskatoon.

Background

Lyon, James Traill was born on April 15, 1934 in Glasgow, Scotland. Emigrated to Canada, 1965, naturalized, 1969. Son of James Eadie and Jessie Mary (Traill) Lyon.

Education

Master of Arts, Glasgow University, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, St. Andrews University, 1960. Master of Laws, McGill University, Montreal, 1963.

Career

Senior advisory legal Department Energy, Mines and Resources Canada, 1973-1975. Assistant deputy minister transportation Government Canada, 1975-1977. General counsel Department Financial and Treasury Board, Government Canada, 1977-1978.

Vice president, general counsel Eldorado Nuclear Ltd., Ottawa, 1978-1980. Partner firm Balfour, Moss, Milliken, Laschuk & Kyle, Regina and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, since 1980.

Achievements

  • Bar: Admitted solicitor Scotland 1963, W.S., 1968, called to Nova Scotia bar 1966, Saskatchewan bar 1980.

Membership

Served with RAFVR, 1953-1955. Served with RNVR and RNR, 1955-1965. Member Law Society Scotland, Canadian Bar Association, Nova Scotia Barristers Society, Law Society Saskatchewan, Society Writers to Her Majesty Signet Clubs: Rideau (Ottawa).

Saskatoon.

Connections

Married Irmtraut Ebert, January 17, 1981. 1 daughter, Anna Elisabeth Jessica.

father:
James Eadie Lyon

mother:
Jessie Mary (Traill) Lyon

spouse:
Irmtraut Ebert