Leah is an associate in the Fredericton office of Cox & Palmer. She is a member of the firm’s litigation team and practices with a focus in insurance litigation and commercial litigation, as well as general litigation. She has developed a well-rounded practice to service her clients as they proceed through all aspects of complex litigation, whether it be debt recovery, estate litigation, or suing in tort. She is a true general litigator, having argued a wide range of legal issues at various levels of court.
Leah also maintains an active and strong family law practice. She has argued and appeared in custody disputes, marital property disputes, Divorce proceedings and common law disputes. She has also worked with families in pursing adoptions. Leah has represented and drafted numerous Separation Agreements and Domestic Contracts to ensure her client’s interests are protected and they receive the best deal possible.
Leah is from Saint John, New Brunswick. She attended Carleton University in Ottawa for her undergraduate degree. Upon graduating from Carleton with a degree in Public Affairs and Policy Management, Leah went on to work for the Federal Government before deciding to pursue a legal career.
Leah continues to donate her time at the Fredericton Legal Advice Clinic providing free legal advice to ensure everyone understands their rights. She also sits on their Board of Directors and is currently their President.
In her spare time Leah loves to stay active, frequently taking advantage of the trails that Fredericton has to offer and hiking in Odell Park.
Leah completed a judicial internship at the New Brunswick Court of Appeal in her final year of her law degree.
- New Brunswick (2016)
- University of New Brunswick
- B.PAPM (Public Affairs & Policy Management) from Carleton University; J.D. Law
Community & Volunteer Activities
- President – Fredericton Legal Advice Clinic (2017 – 2018)
- Volunteer – Fredericton Legal Advice Clinic (2012 – 2016)
Law Society Memberships
- Law Society of New Brunswick
- The Potential High Cost of a Small Claims Action
- New Summary Judgment Motion Rule Introduced in New Brunswick: More Than Just a Tool to Dismiss Meritless Claims
- Union Decertification: Employers, Step Aside
- Medicinal Monday to Fridays: When Employees Are Under the Influence of Medicinal Marijuana
- Sexual Harassment and the Perils of Failing to Manage Workplace Decorum
- Caution for Employers Dealing with Employees Exhibiting Suspected Mental Health Issues
- Gradual Onset Mental Stress is Not Compensable for Federal or Provincial Employees in New Brunswick
- An Employee With a 14 Year Absence Reinstated With Full Back Pay Plus Interest