News & Events

New Brunswick Welcomes New Associates!
June 28, 2024

The New Brunswick team is experiencing rapid growth, as we proudly welcome nine new associates. Many of them started their careers with Cox & Palmer as students and recently completed their articles. They were officially called to the Bar in New Brunswick in June 2024. We are excited to introduce them as our newest Associate […]

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Welcome 2024 Summer Students and Articled Clerks
June 11, 2024

Cox & Palmer welcomes several Summer Students and Articled Clerks to our offices across the region.  Each brings diverse experiences and unique perspectives. Our Summer Students and Articled Clerks have studied at law schools from across the country and internationally, including University of Melbourne, Dalhousie University, University of New Brunswick, Université de Moncton, McGill University, […]

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Cox & Palmer Welcomes New Chief Marketing Officer
June 10, 2024

Cox & Palmer, along with its regional board of directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kelly O’Brien as Chief Marketing Officer. With a career spanning more than 25 years, Kelly has worked in advertising, marketing and consulting roles in Halifax and Toronto on leading brands such as Microsoft Xbox, Hyundai, Empire Theatres, Nova […]

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Cox & Palmer Named Atlantic Canada Law Firm of the Year
May 10, 2024

We are pleased to announce that Cox & Palmer has been named Atlantic Canada Law Firm of the Year at the 2024 Canadian Law Awards. The accolade comes to our firm after many initiatives and achievements that occurred in 2023, notably including the culmination of two years of significant work on behalf of the Mass […]

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Cox & Palmer Announces Patrick Fitzgerald, ICD.D as Chair of the Board
April 22, 2024

Cox & Palmer is pleased to announce that Patrick Fitzgerald, ICD.D, has been appointed as Chair of its Board of Directors. A partner in its Halifax, Nova Scotia office, Patrick is an experienced business lawyer with a robust corporate and commercial practice advising business owners, executives, and boards of directors of private and public companies. […]

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Cox & Palmer Welcomes Janis Byrne, K.C., as Counsel to their St. John’s Office
March 26, 2024

We are thrilled to announce that Janis Byrne, a distinguished lawyer and seasoned corporate director, has joined Cox & Palmer’s St. John’s office as Counsel. With her extensive expertise and remarkable background, Janis will undoubtedly enrich our team and enhance our ability to serve our clients effectively. Janis was called to the bar in 1996 […]

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Michelle Kelly, KC and Stephen May, KC Admitted To American College of Trial Lawyers
March 4, 2024

Michelle M. Kelly, KC and Stephen J. May, KC have each become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. The induction ceremony at which Michelle and Stephen became Fellows took place before an audience of approximately 625 during the recent Spring Meeting of the […]

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Cox & Palmer’s “Cox & Palmer Cares” Volunteer Initiative Announces New Charity Partner for 2024 to Further Strengthen Community Impact Amid Housing Crisis
February 29, 2024

Cox & Palmer, a leading law firm in Atlantic Canada, is thrilled to announce an exciting development in its ongoing commitment to community service through the “Cox & Palmer Cares” volunteer initiative which launched last year. The initiative was recognized for having an exceptional number of employees engaged in its inaugural year. In 2023, they […]

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Cox & Palmer Announces New Partners
January 9, 2024

It is with great pleasure that we announce new partners of Cox & Palmer: Chika Chiekwe (Halifax), Leah M. Good (Fredericton), Michael D. Heikkinen (Moncton), Marie-Pier Levesque (Moncton), Caroline H. McAvity (Saint John), Matt McEwen (Halifax) and Thomas Munn (St. John’s). “Becoming a partner is a significant milestone in a lawyer’s career. Each of our […]

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