Joan Bilsland is a corporate and research lawyer. She works primarily in corporate law, assisting energy and utility companies on questions of shareholders' rights, directors' duties and responsibilities, partnerships, including limited partnerships, and real estate transactions.
Joan's experience in legal research is complemented by her Master's of Library and Information Science, for which she completed a research project on electronic research needs of lawyers. The program gave her added insight into how people use electronic information for business purposes.
Joan is a member and former President of the Canadian Bar Association Research Lawyers Section (South). She is also an Associate American Bar Association member.