Jocelyn Campbell is a partner in the Halifax office of Cox & Palmer. She was admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1987 after completing her education at St. Francis Xavier University and the University of New Brunswick. Jocelyn was appointed Queen’s Counsel (now King’s Counsel) in 2008.


Jocelyn practices exclusively in the area of civil litigation with an emphasis on insurance defence litigation, wrongful dismissal and family law. In her insurance defence practice, Jocelyn acts on behalf of major Canadian and US insurance companies. While focusing on insurance defence, wrongful dismissal and family litigation, Jocelyn’s litigation practice includes matters pertaining to construction law, breach of contract, and creditor-debtor. Jocelyn also has significant experience in the areas of municipal and administrative law. In addition to litigating municipal and administrative civil matters, she has extensive experience in areas of municipal procedure, planning and development, validity of by-laws, municipal contract and liability issues. Jocelyn frequently participates in mediations, settlement conferences and trials and has appeared at all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada.


King's Counsel

  • 2008

Bar Admission

  • Nova Scotia (1987)

Law School

  • University of New Brunswick


  • St. Francis Xavier University (BA, 1983)
  • University of New Brunswick (LLB, 1986)

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Co-Chair, Halifax and Regional Diversity Committees (2015 – 2022)

Law Society Memberships

  • Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Canadian Bar Association


  • English