: Stewart McKelvey Will Add 17 New Lawyers

April 4, 2007

Stewart McKelvey announced today that it will be expanding its team across Atlantic Canada. The firm has offered 17 of its articled clerks Associate positions within the firm. The group of 11 women and six men will commence work following their admittance to the respective Bars later this year.

“Our articling program is the future of the firm,” says Stewart McKelvey’s Managing Partner, John Rogers, Q.C. “We hire lawyers who have diverse interests and varied experiences, with the potential to become partners. It’s a pleasure to welcome this bright and hardworking group of individuals to our team.”

The 17 clerks who have been offered positions with the firm are listed by office below:

Halifax, NS
Joseph Chedrawe
Sadira Jan
Jennifer Landry
Graham Lindfield
Laura Marr
Melanie Petrunia

St. John's, NL
Janet Grant
Vanessa McCarthy
Bill Sheppard

Charlottetown, PE
Jonathan Coady
Susan Doucette

Fredericton, NB
James Charlton
Julie Gorman

Moncton, NB
Melanie Marquis

Saint John, NB
Vanessa Anderson
Andrew Carson
Wendy Morgan

Stewart McKelvey is one of Canada's 15 largest law firms, with over 210 lawyers and 300 staff in six offices across the region. It was recently ranked Atlantic Canada's Number One Law Firm, according to Canadian Lawyer magazine in its second annual ranking of regional law firms. Stewart McKelvey also won the magazine's previous ranking in 2005.

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