Jamie excels at understanding his clients’ interests and providing clear information and advice.
Above all, he knows the value of listening.
Jamie is an accomplished researcher and analyst and enjoys digging into thorny legal questions. His areas of interest include judicial review, administrative and regulatory law, human rights, aboriginal law, government liability, and environmental law. See Jamie’s TEDx talk on environmental rights here.
Jamie has appeared before the provincial courts of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as the NS Utility and Review Board. He is a past executive director of the East Coast Environmental Law Association, and completed the criminal law clinic with the Crown Attorneys’ office in Dartmouth, NS.
Jamie received his law degree and environmental law certificate from Dalhousie University, and completed his articles with Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Justice. He also holds an undergraduate degree in biology from Acadia University and a Master’s of Science degree in Forestry from the University of New Brunswick.
Jamie has been called to the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society and to the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. Jamie is also a member of the Association of Registered Professional Foresters of New Brunswick.
Jamie is the author of two regionally best-selling books, Journeys through Eastern Old-Growth Forests and Restoring the Acadian Forest, both with Nimbus Publishing, and is honoured to have received several awards for his academic and conservation work: