Meet the board

Our Board supports the work of the General Assembly and the organization as a whole, and is accountable to all members. Board members are elected by the General Assembly.        

Scott Robertson

Board member

Term of Office: 2023 - 2025

Scott Robertson is a member of the Six Nations of the Grand River and a senior associate in the law firm of Nahwegahbow, Corbiere practicing exclusively in matters relating to Indigenous peoples. Scott is certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a specialist in Indigenous Legal Issues: Litigation and Advocacy.

Scott was originally elected to the Board of Directors of the Indigenous Bar Association in 2014, and served as the President from 2017 to 2019.  In addition, Scott currently serves as a member of the Federal Court’s Aboriginal Law Bar Liaison Committee as well as the Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters and is currently a Board Member with the Advocates Society.  

Working directly with First Nation communities, businesses and organizations Scott has developed considerable insight into the growing economic needs of First Nations. Scott is regularly called upon to assist First Nations in negotiations with private and public interest groups to develop innovative economic growth strategies which incorporate First Nation traditional knowledge. 

In addition to his solicitor experience Scott is also a skillful advocate and litigator who has represented First Nation clients at all levels of Courts and Tribunals.  Scott has dedicated his practice to improving the quality of life, health and prosperity for First Nation communities while preserving the unique identity of Canada’s original inhabitants.

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