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Cox & Palmer adds six associates to Halifax office

Thursday, November 19, 2020 @ 10:42 AM | By John Chunn


Cox & Palmer announced that Kelcie N. White, Jacob Che, Sarah Stevens, Ashley Dickey, Drew D. Ritchie and Michael M. Gallagher have joined the firm’s Halifax office as associates.

According to the firm’s press release, White earned her juris doctor from the University of New Brunswick in 2018, graduating with the highest level of distinction. Prior to joining the Halifax office as an associate, White completed her articles with the firm in 2019. She is developing her practice by working with the firm’s health law, family law, insurance litigation and commercial litigation teams.

Che obtained his JD from the University of New Brunswick in 2019 after completing a naster of business administration from Saint Mary’s University and a bachelor of science from the University of King’s College. Che completed his articles with the Halifax office, and he now has a general litigation practice with an interest in insurance litigation, administrative law, commercial litigation, and cybersecurity and privacy.

Stevens earned her law degree from Dalhousie University’s Schulich School of Law in 2019, and holds a degree in business administration from Mount Saint Vincent University. Her practice encompasses a broad range of litigation matters including commercial litigation and insurance defence.

Dickey earned a combination JD/MBA from Dalhousie in 2018. Prior to joining Cox & Palmer as an associate, Dickey completed her articles with the Halifax office. She has since joined the corporate and commercial practice group, and she has a keen interest in corporate, commercial and tax law.

Ritchie completed a BA (honours) degree in history from the University of New Brunswick before obtaining his JD in 2019, also from the University of New Brunswick. He completed his articles with Cox & Palmer before joining the Halifax firm as an associate. He currently has growing interest in corporate and commercial practice.

Gallagher joins Cox & Palmer from a law firm based out of Winnipeg. Prior to making Atlantic Canada his home, Gallagher received his law degree from the University of Manitoba. He was called to the Manitoba bar in 2017 and to the Nova Scotia bar in 2020. At Cox & Palmer, he continues to practise in the areas of health law and medical defence, as well as in the areas of commercial litigation and insurance defence.