Member - Law Society of Upper Canada
Member - Lincoln County Law Association
Member of the Hamilton Law Association
Proud member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
Deputy Small Claims Court Judge from 1996-2004
Past-Chairperson of School Council for Oakridge Public School
Former member of the Women’s Law Association
Former member of University Women’s Club
Former executive member of the Lincoln County Law Association
Member of Mountainview United Church
Sheila grew up in the Village of St. George, Ontario and attended high school at North Park Collegiate in Brantford. She attended the University of Ottawa from 1979 to 1981 and then received admission to the University of Western Ontario where she obtained her law degree in 1984. Sheila also completed the third year of her BA at University of Western Ontario during the summers and received her BA from the University of Western Ontario in 1984 as well.
Sheila practiced with the law firm Harris Barr, which later became known as Daniel Wilson, from 1986 to 1998. Sheila was primarily engaged in personal injury and civil litigation on behalf of insurance companies and individuals.
From 1998 to 2005, Sheila practiced at Graves and Assoc. in a plaintiff orientated personal injury practice. Since 2006, Sheila practiced personal injury litigation with Lancaster Brooks and Welch LLP before the firm merger to LCW LLP.