Shelina Neallani is a mediator, lawyer and consultant. Shelina graduated from UBC with degrees in Social Work and Law and has been called to the Bars of Ontario and BC. With over 27 years of combined training and professional experience, Shelina brings a wide and varied expertise to her work. She started mediating in 2002 and is a member of Mediate BC’s Civil, Family and Child Protections Rosters, an accredited Family Law Mediator and Arbitrator with the Law Society of BC and a registered Social Worker with the BC College of Social Workers. In addition to her private mediation practice, which includes conflict coaching, training and facilitation in the workplace, Shelina is a consultant with clients such as Mediate BC, Legal Aid BC and the Province of British Columbia, specializing in projects related to dispute resolution.
Recent consultancy examples include projects on justice transformation initiatives and dispute resolution systems design. Shelina is a published writer and has taught at the post-secondary level. She is interested in inter-cultural issues in conflict resolution and in diversity in dispute resolution approaches and models. Shelina is on the Board of Directors for the North Shore Multicultural Society. Shelina brings her passion for peacemaking, connection and kindness to all her activities. Shelina has two grown daughters, has a wide range of interests, loves to laugh and spend time with friends and family.