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About Lucia

Lucia’s practice is focused on litigation and regulatory work, with an emphasis on the areas of environment, energy and natural resources, construction and aboriginal law. Lucia has experience working in forums ranging from the Small Claims Court to the Federal Court of Appeal to Alternative Dispute Resolution. She is also a member of the firm’s Ocean Economy client service group.

Concurrent to her work as a lawyer, she is pursuing a part-time Advanced Masters in Energy Law through the North Sea Energy Law Partnership. She is also the New Brunswick CBA Environmental Law Section Chair and a member of the Law Society of New Brunswick’s Truth and Reconciliation Working Committee.

Prior to joining the firm as an associate, Lucia began working as a summer student in 2015 and later completed her articling with the firm. She studied both common law and civil law at McGill University through its transsystemic program. While completing her legal training, Lucia participated in the International Human rights Internships Program, working with the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society on their case before the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal in Ottawa. In the fall of 2016, Lucia took law classes at Lund University in Sweden as part of an exchange program.

Before her legal studies, Lucia received her Bachelors of Arts in Music and French from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA, USA. She participated in the study abroad program for two semesters in Strasbourg, France, and conducted ethnomusicological research in Tunisia.

Outside of work, Lucia continues to sing and play violin and to travel both the Atlantic Region and internationally. She is the current President of the Just Life Society and the past Fundy representative for l’Association des juristes d’expression française du Nouveau-Brunswick.

Education

  • LL.B. and B.C.L., McGill University (2017)
  • B.A. (Music and French), College of the Holy Cross (2013)

Bar Admissions

  • New Brunswick (2018)

Languages

  • English
  • French (Working Proficiency)
  • Swedish (Working Proficiency)