: Stewart McKelvey announces 12 new associates

April 2, 2012

Stewart McKelvey continues to grow its regional practice and recently
extended offers to twelve articled clerks, all of whom have accepted. The firm is pleased to welcome to the team:

Ellen Oakes (Fredericton, NB)
Eric MacRae (Halifax, NS)
Chad Sullivan (Fredericton, NB)
Scott Pickup (Halifax, NS)
Jolène LaVigne-Albert (Moncton, NB)
Nathan Saruk (Halifax, NS)
Claire Gillivan (Saint John, NB)
Danielle Duchene (St. John’s, NL)
Erik Homenick (Saint John, NB)
Stephanie Tiller (St. John’s, NL)
Michelle Black (Halifax, NS)
Ian Parker (Charlottetown, PEI)

Ms. Duchene and Ms. Tiller joined the firm as associates in February, following their admission to the Law Society of Newfoundland & Labrador. The others will join as associates following their bar admission ceremonies later this year. Ms. LaVigne-Albert will be with the Moncton office briefly prior to the start of a clerkship with the Supreme Court of Canada and again upon its completion.

“Our clients’ needs are priority number one so we’re always pleased to know we’ve made excellent decisions in terms of the talent we’re adding to the team,” said Stewart McKelvey Chief Executive Officer John Rogers. “Once again, we’ve added a strong mix of young lawyers across Atlantic Canada, with an eye on long term client needs and corresponding growth of the firm.”

The articling program at Stewart McKelvey gives students an opportunity to work with the firm’s most experienced lawyers.

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