Stephanie has been practicing law in Cape Breton since 2012, when she was called to the Nova Scotia bar. Since then, she has developed a general practice with a primary focus on litigation, which also includes commercial, employment, wills and estates, and real property work. Stephanie has appeared before the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal, as well as the Supreme Court and Small Claims Court.
While Stephanie has extensive experience in insurance defence, she has also represented plaintiffs in personal injury claims. Her practice also includes helping small, local businesses with employment and other issues.
Stephanie’s clients have come to expect practical, thorough advice. Her priority is finding the best way to resolve the problem. She is experienced in negotiating fair settlements, as well as preparing for and appearing at trial as lead counsel.
Stephanie remains involved in the community and has been a member of several boards and organizations over the years.
Her involvement includes:
- Member, Nova Scotia Police Review Board;
- Co-chair, YMCA of Cape Breton;
- Past member and chair, Cape Breton Transition House Association;
- Past member and chair, Central Cape Breton County Community Health Board; and
- Coach, Learn to Run program.
Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University - Juris Doctor, 2011
Carleton University - Bachelor of Journalism, Highest Honours, 2005