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Matthew Moulton
Matthew Moulton
Associate
Legal Assistant
BIO

Matthew is an Associate lawyer with the Halifax office of Cox & Palmer. Matthew received his law degree from the University of New Brunswick, where he graduated on the Dean’s List, and his LLM from the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University where he was a Nova Scotia Law Foundation Millennium Scholar. A recent transplant to Nova Scotia from Newfoundland and Labrador, Matthew was called to the Newfoundland and Labrador bar in 2015 and will be called to the Nova Scotia bar in October 2018.

Matthew maintains a mixed litigation practice, which spans the areas of insurance defence, commercial litigation, and medical defence. Matthew has experience representing insurers and their insureds in the defence of long term disability claims, automobile accident claims, and claims based on occupier’s liability. Matthew has appeared before all levels of court in Newfoundland and Labrador.

BACKGROUND

Bar Admission

  • Newfoundland and Labrador (2015)
  • Nova Scotia (expected 2018)

Law School

  • University of New Brunswick

Education

  • Memorial University (BA Hons 2011)
  • University of New Brunswick (JD 2014)
  • Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University (LLM 2016)

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Former Vice President, Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Former Chair of Aboriginal Law Section, Canadian Bar Association, Newfoundland and Labrador Branch
  • Former Director of Marketing and Communications, Mount Pearl Frosty Festival
  • Former Member, Legislation and Law Reform Committee, Canadian Bar Association, Newfoundland and Labrador Branch
  • Member, Indigenous Education and Action Committee, Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Former Executive Member, Canadian Bar Association, SOGIC Community Forum

Law Society Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Nova Scotia Barristers' Society