News & Events

Rob Everist Joins Halifax Office as COO
January 28, 2010

Cox & Palmer’s Halifax office is pleased to welcome Robert Everist, CMA, as its Chief Operating Officer. Rob was previously a senior executive with a major food distributor. During his more than 20 years in the industry he held various senior positions in Atlantic Canada, Western Canada and Ontario. In his new role, Rob is […]

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St. John’s Office Congratulates Student Entrepreneur
January 28, 2010

Cox & Palmer’s St. John’s office congratulates student entrepreneur Nicholas Langor on taking the top spot at the 4th Annual SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) Memorial Innovation Challenge. Styled after the hit television show, Dragon’s Den, a group of student finalists pitched their entrepreneurial business ideas to a panel of judges, which included St. John’s […]

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Thomas J. O’Reilly, QC, Named St. John’s Personal Injury Litigator of the Year
January 25, 2010

Cox & Palmer is proud to announce that Thomas J. O’Reilly, QC, a Partner in our St. John’s office, has been named St. John’s Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigator of the Year for 2010. Best Lawyers, a peer-review publication in the legal profession is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large […]

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Cox & Palmer Welcomes New Partners
January 14, 2010

Cox & Palmer is proud to welcome Joe Burke, Denis Fleming, Jeff Leard, Gavin MacDonald, and Harry Thurlow into partnership. Joe Burke is a partner in the Halifax office and practices insurance and general litigation. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Halifax Community Learning Network and the Coverdale Centre, and chairs our […]

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Cox & Palmer Participates in Odyssey Live! 24 Books in 24 Hours
January 6, 2010

Four Halifax lawyers are participating in Odyssey Live! – a live reading of all 24 books of Homer’s Odyssey that starts at 7.00 PM on Friday, January 22 and ends at 7.00 PM on Saturday, January 23. The event, a fundraiser in support of Halifax Humanities 101, involves 24 teams each tackling a book of […]

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The Honourable Robert P. Stack appointed to Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador
November 30, 2009

Robert Stack, former partner with Cox & Palmer in St. John’s, has been appointed Judge of the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador in Happy Valley/Goose Bay. A graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland (B.A. 1980) and Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (LL.B. 1983), Robert practiced in all areas of […]

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Charles D. Whelly, QC, Proud Torchbearer
November 27, 2009

Charles (Chip) Whelly, QC, a partner in our Saint John office, was buoyed by an emotional charge from the cheering crowd as he proudly carried the Olympic Flame along that city’s King Street, which has been described as the shortest, steepest main street in Canada. Chip’s run on November 25, 2009 was Day 27 of […]

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Cox & Palmer Participates in National Pro Bono Week
November 26, 2009

Two Halifax lawyers are participating in the Canadian Bar Association’s first annual Pro Bono Week call-in day on Wednesday, October 28. From 10.00 am to 2.00 pm, Andrew Taillon and Sarah Pottle will take calls from Nova Scotians who have legal questions but limited access to legal services. The pro bono call-in day event is […]

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Gerald W. O’Brien & Lucie Richard Appointed Queen’s Counsel
November 18, 2009

Cox & Palmer is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Gerald W. O’Brien, QC, and Lucie Richard, QC, as Queen’s Counsel. The Queen’s Counsel designation is awarded each year to a select group of lawyers for their outstanding service, dedication and commitment to the legal profession in New Brunswick. Gerald is a partner in […]

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