Cortney is an associate in the Saint John office of Cox & Palmer. She was called to the New Brunswick Bar in 2000 after completing her education at the University of New Brunswick. Cortney practices in the areas of real property, estates & trusts and corporate and commercial law and also has legal experience in the areas of employment & labour law and human rights law.


Bar Admission

  • New Brunswick (2000)

Law School

  • University of New Brunswick


  • Memorial University of Newfoundland (B.A. Honours 1996)
  • University of New Brunswick (LL.B. 1999)

Community & Volunteer Activities

  • Member – Parent School Support Committee, Grand Bay Primary
  • Advocate – New Brunswick Heart & Stroke Foundation – spear-headed a fundraising initiative in conjunction with the Heart & Stroke Foundation to help raise funds to place defibrillators in Grand Bay-Westfield area schools
  • Past President – Hestia House, Saint John
  • Past Board Member – Hestia House, Saint John
  • Past Council Member – Canadian Bar Association, NB Branch

Lectures & Presentations

  • “How to Discipline and Terminate Employees” – Saint John Board of Trade Presentation (February 2003)

Law Society Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Newfoundland & Labrador
  • Saint John Law Society


  • English