Richelle received her law degree from the University of Ottawa in May 2021 and returned home to begin her legal career as an articling clerk at the Court of Appeal of New Brunswick. She also has an undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Leadership Studies from the University of New Brunswick.
Richelle has spent several years working in New Brunswick’s environmental non-profit sector including as acting executive director of the Nature Trust of New Brunswick. During her law degree, Richelle participated in the EcoJustice Environmental Law Clinic, a Pro Bono Students Canada placement with the Native Women’s Association of Canada, and the Dean’s Research and Writing Fellows Program.
Richelle has been called to the New Brunswick Bar and is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association. She maintains a general law practice with specific interest in areas of environment, Indigenous rights, administrative law, and public policy and is committed to practicing a client-centered approach.
Outside of the office, Richelle serves on the Board of Directors for Ontario-based non-profit, Animal Environmental Legal Advocacy and the Nature Trust of New Brunswick’s Indigenous engagement committee. She also enjoys spending time outdoors with her family.