Sally Wells

Part-Time Instructor

Law, Faculty of

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Research interests

  • restorative justice principles in the workplace context
  • dispute resolution — non-traditional processes within legal frameworks


Sally graduated from Memorial University in Newfoundland in 1977 with a Bachelor of Social Work. She then worked for five years in Psychiatry and Family Medicine. She graduated from UNB Law in 1987 and was admitted to the Law Society of New Brunswick in 1987. Sally practised law in a small firm, followed by a ten-year term at The Law Society of New Brunswick where she was the Director of Continuing Legal Education. For the past 24 years she has operated a successful practice as a Workplace Consultant in Atlantic Canada, specializing in workplace mediation, respectful workplace investigations, and seminars.

Sally teaches Dispute Resolution at UNB Law. She is well known for her practical teaching, joie de vivre and her ability to make people laugh while learning. In 2018 she attended a Mediation Retreat in Tuscany, an opportunity to meet with world-renowned mediators and scholars. This experience has provided new approaches for Dispute Resolution within the traditional legal context.

Courses taught

  • Dispute Resolution