Kelly J. Serbu, B.A., LL.B., Q.C.
Kelly J. Serbu is Metis and has been a practicing lawyer since 1997. He is licensed to practice law in both Nova Scotia and Ontario. Mr. Serbu was an Adjudicator with the Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat from 2008 to 2019. In 2015, he evaluated claims in the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children Class Action Settlement, and in the same year was appointed by the Federal Government to be a Part-Time Commissioner with the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) in Ottawa. In 2017, he was appointed to the Queen’s Counsel by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Nova Scotia. Most recently, from 2017 to 2020, Mr. Serbu was Senior Counsel working with the Honorable Michel Bastarache, C.C., Q.C., assessing claims by women who worked for the RCMP and were subjected to gender-based discrimination, harassment and bullying under the Merlo Davidson Class Action Settlement Agreement. Mr. Serbu is also a member of several Canadian and international professional associations and has been a presenter at numerous conferences and seminars.