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 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.
- Nova Scotia (1987)
- 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 – )
Law Society Memberships
- Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
- Canadian Bar Association
- This Month in NS Family Law – August 2021
- This Month in NS Family Law - July 2021
- This Month in NS Family Law – June 2021
- This Month in NS Family Law – May 2021
- This Month in NS Family Law – April 2021
- This Month in NS Family Law - March 2021
- Nova Scotia Court Orders Father to Return Child to Mother Despite COVID-19 Concerns
- Ontario Superior Court of Justice Releases Decision Regarding Parenting and Access During COVID-19
- In Nova Scotia, How Long Do You Have to Live Together Before You Become "Common-Law"?