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Legal Assistant
BIO

Chris is an associate in Cox & Palmer’s Fredericton office. Chris obtained his Bachelor of Sciences in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick in 2012. He worked as an electrical engineer in New Zealand and Canada for three years prior to returning to UNB to complete his Juris Doctor. During his time at the UNB Faculty of Law, Chris was a Beaverbrook Scholar and received the Barry Morrison prize for legal writing.

Outside of the office, Chris volunteers as the treasurer of a local riding association and spends his free time with his wife, Jill, and dog, Walker.  Chris also enjoys playing hockey, golf and softball.

Experience

As a member of our employment & labour team, Chris, has experience and knowledge to assist with the following issues:

  • Union certification applications
  • Unfair labour practice complaints
  • Grievance arbitrations
  • Attendance management
  • Labour injunctions
  • Collective bargaining
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act matters
  • Pensions
  • Human rights complaints
  • Wrongful dismissal actions
  • Disability claims
BACKGROUND

Bar Admission

  • New Brunswick (2019)

Law School

  • University of New Brunswick

Education

  • University of New Brunswick (JD, 2018)
  • University of New Brunswick (BSc. Electrical Engineering, 2012)

Community & Volunteer Activities

  • Treasurer – New Maryland Sunbury Riding Association
  • Board Member – New Brunswick Community Harvest Gardens

Law Society Memberships

  • York-Sunbury Law Society
  • Law Society of New Brunswick
  • Canadian Bar Association

Languages

  • English
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