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Michael Coady

Articled Clerk

Suite 900, Purdy’s Wharf Tower One
1959 Upper Water St.
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 3N2

Effective March 9, 2020, our civic address will change to:

Queen’s Marque
600-1741 Lower Water Street
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 0J2 (Please note: postal code was updated February 12th)



Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2020 (expected)

Stewart McKelvey’s articled clerks – many of whom are also musicians, adventure travelers, athletes and more – play an active role in client meetings, closings, mediations, administrative hearings, examinations for discovery, trials and more and are encouraged to pursue their diverse personal and community interests outside of the Firm. The Firm’s rigorous professional development program provides clerks with the breadth and depth of experience needed to build a career in litigation, advocacy or business law and is supported by the Firm’s formal and informal mentorship opportunities.

Education & Career


Dalhousie University, JD/MBA, 2019
Saint Mary’s University, B.Sc., 2014


Director, Independent Living Nova Scotia, 2014 – present
Chair, Board of directors, Independent Living Nova Scotia, 2018 – present
Consultant, Canadian Federal Government – Ministry of Sport and Disability, 2016 – 2017
Legal representative, Dalhousie Student Union, 2016 – 2017
Vice president external, Law Students’ Society, 2016 – 2017
Ambassador, QEII Foundation, 2013 – 2016
Chair of the board, Saint Mary’s University Students’ Association, 2013 – 2014


Schulich Scholarship
Douglas C Mackay Scholarship
Sir Graham Day Scholarship
Legal Leaders for Diversity Scholarship
Silver “M” Award
Student Leadership Award
Top 20 20-somethings – Chronicle Herald

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