David Neil Robertson, BA ’79

Legal Counsel, Regina Police Services

2013 Honouree

Neil Robertson’s (BA ’79) career is a testament to his dedication to public service. Robertson received his Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1982, and was admitted as a member of the Law Society in 1984. For 25 years, he practiced law with the City of Regina, spending nine years as the City Solicitor. Since 2008, he has served as Legal Counsel to the Regina Police Services.

Robertson is an active volunteer within his profession, especially in contributing to legal education through the writing of professional papers and speaking at professional gatherings. He has served in various capacities with professional associations, including serving as Vice President for Canada with the International Municipal Lawyers Association and as President of the Board of the Saskatchewan Regional Group of Institute of Public Administration of Canada.

Robertson’s professional standing has been recognized by various designations and professional awards. His commitment to his profession and the community earned him the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012), the Canadian Bar Association Saskatchewan Branch Community Service Award (2012), and the Scouts 10 year Service Medallion (2005).