Leah is an associate in the Fredericton office of Cox & Palmer. She is a member of the firm’s litigation team with a focus in insurance defense and is a part of the Labour & Employment group. Prior to joining Cox & Palmer as an associate, Leah worked with our firm as a summer student and as a student-at-law.
Originally from Saint John, Leah attended Carleton University in Ottawa were she obtained her undergraduate degree in Public Affairs & Policy Management. Before deciding to pursue a legal career, Leah worked for the Federal Government at Natural Resources in Ottawa. She obtained her Juris Doctor in 2016 from the University of New Brunswick. While in law school, Leah devoted her time to the Fredericton Legal Advice Clinic and completed a judicial internship at the New Brunswick Court of Appeal.
Leah has a general legal practice, with a growing interest in litigation, family law and labour and employment.
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 – 2015)
Law Society Memberships
- Law Society of New Brunswick
- 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