Ben Whitney

Student-At-Law

Stewart McKelvey’s articled clerks – many of whom are also musicians, adventure travelers, athletes and more – play an active role in client meetings, closings, mediations, administrative hearings, examinations for discovery, trials and more and are encouraged to pursue their diverse personal and community interests outside of the firm. The firm’s rigorous professional development program provides clerks with the breadth and depth of experience needed to build a career in litigation, advocacy or business law and is supported by the firm’s formal and informal mentorship opportunities.

EXPECTED BAR ADMISSION

New Brunswick, 2018

EDUCATION

University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law, JD, 2017
University of New Brunswick, Certificate in Ethics, 2015
University of New Brunswick, BBA (First Class Honours), 2013

Awards

  • Lyman Purnell Prize in Wills & Estates
  • Dr. James Downey Student Leadership Award
  • University of New Brunswick Student Union Life Member
  • Eric L. Teed Memorial Scholarship
  • UNB Residential Life Pillar Award
  • UNB Residential Life Unsung Hero Award
  • UNB Faculty of Business Administration Dean's List
  • Franco and Maria Giamberardino Scholarship
  • University of New Brunswick Sir Howard Douglas Scholar
  • University of New Brunswick Residence Community Programming Leadership Award

ACTIVITIES

  • University of New Brunswick Kawaskimhon National Aboriginal Moot Team, 2016 - 2017
  • Moot coach, 2016 - 2017
  • Don, Joy Kidd House, 2015 - 2017
  • Board member, Student Union Beverage Services Inc., 2015 - 2017
  • Student representative, AAU-MPHEC academic advisory committee, 2015 - 2017
  • Council chair, University of New Brunswick student union, 2015 - 2017
  • Member, University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law teaching excellence award committee, 2014 - 2017
  • Volunteer, Student Legal Information Centre, 2015 - 2016
  • Member, University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law mooting society, 2014 - 2016
  • President, University of New Brunswick Student Union, 2013 - 2014
  • Member, board of governors, University of New Brunswick, 2013 - 2014
  • University of New Brunswick Orientation Executive, 2012 - 2013
  • Co-founder, University of New Brunswick/St. Thomas University Campus Wellness Challenge, 2012 - 2013

LANGUAGE(S)

English

Suite 1000, Brunswick House
44 Chipman Hill
Saint John, NB, Canada
E2L 2A9

P 506.632.2785
F 506.652.1989

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