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BIO

A graduate of University of New Brunswick Law School and practicing since 1997. Alanna is a partner in the Charlottetown office of Cox & Palmer.

Alanna’s practice consists of a wide range of areas including litigation, family, property, employment & labour. Alanna has assisted Legal Aid doing Criminal Defense work and has experience working for the Provincial Crown prosecuting various Acts, By-laws, and criminal code offences. Alanna also has been referred by the Director of Child Protection to represent children under the care of the Director. Alanna is a licensed Adoption Agent.

Experience

  • Has experience working for the Provincial Crown prosecuting various Acts, By-laws, and criminal code offences
  • Has been referred by the Director of Child Protection to represent children under the care of the Director

BACKGROUND

Bar Admission

  • Prince Edward Island (1998)

Law School

  • University of New Brunswick

Education

  • University of New Brunswick (LL.B. 1997)
  • University of Prince Edward Island (B.A., 1st Class Standing, Major Political Science, Minor History 1992)

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Vice-Chair and Board member of the PEI Criminal Code Review Board

Activities Within Firm

  • Regional Employment and Labour Practice Group member
  • Regional Diversity Committee Member (2013 – )

Community & Volunteer Activities

  • PEI Special Olympics Board Member – 2011-Present
  • UPEI Sports Hall of Fame Committee – 2000-Present
  • Glen Stewart Elementary Co-Secretary Home & School Executive – 2010-Present
  • Stratford Under 6, 8, and 10 Soccer Coach
  • Past Board Member PEI Recreation & Sport Association for Physically Challenged
  • Past Board Member of Upper Room Hospitality Ministry
  • UPEI and UNB Alumni
  • UPEI Women’s Soccer Head Coach – 2003
  • UPEI Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach 1998 –2002

Lectures & Presentations

  • Presentation on Children and Divorce at the PEI Separation and Divorce Expo
  • Best Interests of the Child Presentation – 2011, 2012 – Community Legal Information Association

Law Society Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Prince Edward Island