Abigail Companion

Céleste Branch

Articled Clerk

About Céleste

Céleste is completing her articles at McInnes Cooper’s Moncton office. Céleste is eager to explore various areas of law such as litigation, wills and estates, insurance and regulations of professions. She received scholarships from the New Brunswick Law Foundation, the New-Brunswick Bar Association and Pierre-Amand-Landry/FAÉUNB. In addition, Céleste has been an active volunteer in the ProBono Student Canada (PBSC) for two consecutive years. She received the prestigious Chief Justice Richard Wagner Award for involvement in PBSC. She also volunteered at New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission the past year. Céleste was the Executive vice-president and President of the student association during her final years in law school. In addition, she had the privilege of articling for a semester at the Court of Appeal of New Brunswick under the mentorship of the Honourable Chief Justice Marc Richard. Céleste received an award for the highest mark in insurance law during her final year of studies.

Off the clock, Céleste enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, reading and outdoor activities.


  • J.D., Université de Moncton (2023)
  • B.Sc. (Biochemistry), Université de Moncton (2020)
  • Diploma Health Sciences, Université de Moncton (2018)