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Moncton lawyer Josie Marks named a Lexpert® Rising Star for her outstanding contributions to the practice of law and to her community

Honouring excellence in the field of business law and litigation across Canada, Josie Marks from our Moncton office has been recognized with a Lexpert® Rising Star: Leading Lawyer Under 40 award. Winners of this award have demonstrated an outstanding track record of success in deals, cases or files, have made contributions to the legal profession, demonstrated organizational success in their place of work with a unique, innovative and effective approach to client service, as well as strong community involvement.

As a leading appellate court advocate Josie has successfully argued numerous complex appeals across numerous practice areas. She has a well-established commercial litigation and arbitration practice, and is frequently retained in relation to shareholder and other commercial disputes. She has appeared regularly before all levels of courts and administrative tribunals since her call to the New Brunswick bar in 2010.

In addition to her legal practice, Josie is active within her community: she is the founder, president and supervising lawyer of the New Brunswick Refugee Clinic, a full-time legal aid clinic which provides free legal services to refugee claimants and other at-risk persons in New Brunswick. She has facilitated training sessions for lawyers to grow their capacity in immigration law, and has helped to build the skills of immigration consultants and not-for-profit organizations to help ensure newcomers obtain accurate information and legal advice. Josie is also the secretary of the Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee for the Maritime region, a lawyer-supervisor with the Pro Bono Students Canada Program, and a committed mentor to junior lawyers.

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