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Madeleine Coats

Articled Clerk

Queen’s Marque
600-1741 Lower Water Street
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 0J2



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Language(s) spoken: English, French

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


University of New Brunswick, JD, 2019
Lund University Faculty of Law (Juridicum), Sweden, 2018
Mount Allison University, BA (Honours), 2016


University of New Brunswick International Student Ambassador, 2018 – 2019
Halifax City Soccer Club, Senior Women’s A Soccer (The Marquee)
Nova Scotia Women’s Hockey League (Sportwheels)
Volunteer, The Wills Project – Pro Bono Students Canada, University of New Brunswick, 2017 – 2019
Volunteer, University of New Brunswick Student Legal Information Centre, 2017 – 2019
Peer mentor, University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Law, 2017 – 2019
Volunteer member, Mount Allison University Right to Play, 2014 – 2016
Writer, Ludlow de Jure, 2017 – 2019
Co-president, Mount Allison University International Relations/Political Science Society, 2013 – 2016


Starr House Award
University of New Brunswick, Student Abroad Bursary
Mount Allison University Entrance Scholarship
Nova Scotia Teachers’ Union Scholarship
Mount Allison University Athletics Bursary, Women’s Volleyball

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