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Katherine Toner

Partner

Suite 600, Frederick Square
77 Westmorland St.
Fredericton, N.B.
E3B 6Z3

+1.506.444.8970

+1.506.444.8974

ktoner@stewartmckelvey.com

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Language(s) spoken: English, French

Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 2010

Legal Assistant(s): Kristin Palmer

Katherine works with a number of insurance companies, providing coverage opinions and defending claims in such areas as bodily injury, property, life and disability, surety bonds and commercial liability. She also defends medical malpractice claims and professional discipline matters. She acts as counsel to small and medium-sized businesses, where she advises on employment and business related issues, and has specific expertise in agricultural operations.

Education & Career

Education

Université de Moncton, LLB, 2009
St. Thomas University, BA, 2005

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Director, New Brunswick Insurance Professionals Association
Past-president, New Brunswick Insurance Women’s Association
Past director, Canadian Association of Insurance Women
Member, York Sunbury Law Society
Member, Association des juristes d’expression française
Past member, Nova Scotia Insurance Women’s Association

Accolades

St. Thomas University Dean’s List
St. Thomas University Outstanding Scholar Award
Maritime Law Book Prize, highest standing in Legal Ethics

Publications

Co-author, The Best Defence is a Perfect Offence – Procedural Requirements for Terminating an Insurance Policy, Canadian Bar Association – New Brunswick Branch, Torts & Advocacy CLE

September 27, 2019

Co-author, What constitutes an accident?, Canadian Bar Association Insurance Law Seminar: Something Old and Something New

September 29, 2017

Presentations

CBA – New Brunswick Branch, Torts & Advocacy CLE, “The Best Defence is a Perfect Offence – Procedural Requirements for Terminating an Insurance Policy”, September 2019

Co-presenter, Canadian Bar Association Insurance Law Seminar: Something Old and Something New, “What constitutes an accident?”, September 2017

Panelist, Women’s Lawyer Forum, “Embracing Change and Overcoming Obstacles”, May 2017

Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association/Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association joint conference, “Droning On & On: A Look at Drones”, June 2016

Private insurance client, “Considerations when naming a beneficiary”, June 2016

Insurance Institute of New Brunswick Seminar, “Understanding the Litigation Process for the Insurance Professional”, February 2016

Insurance Institute of New Brunswick, « Comprendre le processus judiciaire pour les professionnels de l’assurance », November 2015

 
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