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David Slipp

Articled Clerk

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



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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 Schulich School of Law, JD, 2019
Saint Mary’s, BA (Honours), 2016


Member, Appointments Committee, Schulich School of Law, 2017 – 2019
Member, Academic Committee, Schulich School of Law, 2017 – 2019
Member, Admissions Committee, Schulich School of Law, 2017 – 2019
Weldon Welcome Days Coordinator, Schulich School of Law, 2016 – 2019
Section B representative, Dalhousie Law Students’ Society, 2016 – 2017
1L executive member, Dalhousie Law Students’ Society, 2016 – 2017
Member, Dalhousie Pro Bono Society Advisory Council, 2016 – 2017
Event coordinator, Trick or Eat, 2015 & 2016
Vice president, Fundraising – Saint Mary’s Habitat for Humanity Society, 2014 – 2016
Team captain, Relay for Life, 2014 & 2015
Campaign organizer, Dragon Boat Festival, 2013


Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society President’s Leadership Award
Henry B. Rhude Memorial Prize in Secured Transactions
Valedictorian, Saint Mary’s University

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