Matthew Jacobs

Articled Clerk

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

+1.902.420.3370

+1.902.420.1417

mjacobs@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English, French

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2019 (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

Education

University of New Brunswick, JD, 2018
Memorial University of Newfoundland, BA, 2014

Activities

Law student volunteer, Learning Disability Association of Canada, 2016
Peer mentor, University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law, 2016 – 2017
Student moot coach, 2016 – 2018
Student moot judge, 2017 – 2018
Team leader, University of New Brunswick’s 2018 Laskin Moot

Accolades

Best Cross Examination University of New Brunswick Law Trial Practice

Thought Leadership