Susan has a general practice focused in the areas of litigation and corporate and business law.
Prior to pursuing a legal career, Susan worked in the banking and financial services industry for over ten years. Applying this experience, she brings a practical business perspective to her practice, collaborating with clients to find pragmatic solutions.
Before joining McInnes Cooper, Susan articled with the New Brunswick Court of Appeal, gaining experience in a range of legal matters. She authored the paper: Demystifying the parity principle: r. v. liebeck, published in the summer 2018 issue of the CBA New Brunswick Branch’s Solicitors’ Journal. Following her admission to the bar, Susan worked as an ad-hoc Crown Prosecutor in Fredericton, appearing before the Provincial Court on a number of occasions.
During Law School, Susan volunteered with ProBono Students Canada and UNB’s Student Legal Information Center, where she helped students with leasing and tenant/landlord issues. She also participated in the judicial internship program with the New Brunswick Court of Appeal. Keen on deepening her community involvement, Susan joined the Board of Trustees for Smythe Street Church, and was an active volunteer with the Fredericton Community Kitchen.
Susan is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of New Brunswick, and anticipates joining the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society in January 2019.
Susan enjoys painting, reading and recreational running, frequently participating in 5K and 10K races.
J.D., University of New Brunswick (2017)
LL.B. (Hons.), University of the West Indies (2015)
M.B.A., University of New Orleans (2011)
B.Sc. (Professional Management, Hons,), Nova Southeastern University (2008)
- New Brunswick (2018)
- Nova Scotia (2019 - Anticipated)