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Madeleine Coats


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

Legal Assistant(s): Shana Marshall

Maddie provides clients with a practical, solution-focused approach. She strives to make life easier for clients. Providing answers and solutions on very short timelines, Maddie works hard to give clients the answers they need to plan, protect, and progress their individual or business goals.

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

Thought Leadership


Equality, Equity, and Exclusion: The Effect of the Jackson Estate Decision on Common Law Partners, ETPJ 39:4, August 2020

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