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BIO

Lisa is an associate in the litigation group at Cox & Palmer’s Halifax office. She maintains a diverse litigation practice, with a focus on commercial disputes and insured claims.

Lisa assists on and manages a variety of matters, including those in our complex commercial litigation practice. Her experience includes contractual disputes, debt recovery claims, expropriation, real property disputes, and matters involving property damage and personal injury. Lisa has worked with financial institutions, government bodies and a broad range of commercial enterprises.

Beyond her work at Cox & Palmer, Lisa is an active member of the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Advocate’s Society. She was called to the Nova Scotia bar in 2018, and completed her law degree at Dalhousie University. During her time in law school, Lisa was the winner of the Leonard A. Kitz, Q.C. Prize for her participation in the Smith Shield Moot. She was also the Best Overall Advocate at the national Sopinka Cup held annually in Ottawa. Lisa now applies her determination and passion for advocacy to developing her litigation practice.

BACKGROUND

Bar Admission

  • Nova Scotia (2018)

Law School

  • Dalhousie University

Education

  • Dalhousie University (LLB, 2017)
  • Dalhousie University (Commerce (Co-op) Graduate, Finance Major, 2011)
  • Canadian Securities Institute (Canadian Securities Course, 2010)

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Member, The Advocates’ Society (2018 -)
  • Member, Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) (2018 -)

Law Society Memberships

  • Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Canadian Bar Association

Languages

  • English