E.W. Scott Dickieson, Q.C.




Scott graduated from the University of Prince Edward Island in 1985 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. He graduated from Dalhousie Law School in 1988 with a Bachelor of Laws Degree and was admitted to the Bar of Prince Edward Island in March, 1989.




Scott has had a wide variety of legal experience including real estate and mortgages, commercial transactions, wills & estates and civil litigation including family law, employment law, debt repayment and personal injury. He is currently a Sessional Lecturer at the U.P.E.I. School of Business teaching Business Law. Scott received his Queen’s Counsel designation in January, 2010.

Community Involvement

Scott is active in many community organizations and in the Law Society of Prince Edward Island. He has served as the President of the Law Society of Prince Edward Island. He has served as a director of the following organizations: Theatre PEI, The Prince Edward Island Council of the Arts, The Fathers of Confederation Centre Trust, The Friends of Confederation Centre, The Community Legal Information Association of PEI, Artsatlantic Magazine, LM Montgomery Land Trust, PEI Citizen’s Advocacy, The PEI Arthritis Society and The Montgomery Theatre.


Scott enjoys playing the piano and competing in the sport of Triathlon. Scott has successfully completed 6 ironman triathlons: 2 in Lake Placid, NY, in 2007 and 2008; Ironman Canada in 2009 and Ironman Mont Tremblant in 2012 and 2014. Scott also competed in the World ITU Olympic age group championships in Beijing, China in September,2011.


Scott was inducted into the “Bertha Wilson Honour Society” by the Dalhousie Law Alumni Association in 2014 in recognition of outstanding contribution to the Legal Profession.  Scott received the “Distinguished Community Service Award” from the Law Society of Prince Edward Island in 2015.



Maria M. Sanderson



Maria studied law at Dalhousie University, Schulich School of Law, where she accepted her Juris Doctor degree in 2016. After working at the Dalhousie Legal Aid Clinic during law school and articling with E. W. Scott Dickieson Law Office, Maria was called to the Bar in June 2017. Prior to attending law school, Maria studied Business Administration at the University of Prince Edward Island.


Maria is an associate with E. W. Scott Dickieson Law Office, where her practice areas include Corporate & Commercial, Family Law, Civil Litigation, Wills and Estates and Real Property. Maria understands the importance of being accessible to clients and talking them through their legal issues in plain language. Whether the client is an individual, organization, business or corporate entity, Maria’s focus is always on finding or creating individualized, practical and effective legal solutions.


Maria lives in Charlottetown with her Husband, Mitch, along with their two dogs, Pete and Pedro. Their home is often full with the company of friends and family. She is a lover and student of Iyengar Yoga; thoroughly enjoys camping and being outdoors; and when the weather gets cold, she and Mitch can often be found at Home Depot, prepping for their next home improvement project.


Law Society of Prince Edward Island
Canadian Bar Association

Canadian Mental Health Association (PEI Division)

Lennon Recovery House Association Inc. (Board of Directors, 2017)