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Jamie Watson

Associate

Suite 1000, Brunswick House
44 Chipman Hill
Saint John, N.B.
E2L 2A9

+1.506.634.6418

+1.506.652.1989

jwatson@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English, French

Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 2017

Legal Assistant(s): Laura Button

Jamie’s clients work hard to provide the highest quality products and services to their customers, and with that comes risk. She is seen as a trusted advisor who allows clients to focus their efforts on the continued growth and success of their businesses, while she works on the legal matters at hand. Jamie seeks to gain a deeper understanding of her client’s legal challenges to develop a strategy tailored to their specific needs and values. She has:

  • Developed industry-specific reference documents to simplify aquaculture litigation.
  • Assisted in the successful defense of a human rights complaint on behalf of an educational institution.
  • Attended Labour and Employment Board hearings.
  • Assisted in trial preparation for workplace disability claims.
  • Prepared discovery reports and damages assessments for personal injury claims.

Education & Career

Education

Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law, JD, 2016
Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law, Health Law Institute, Certificate of Specialization in Health Law and Policy, 2016
University of Western Ontario, BA (Hons), 2013

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Secretary, Union Club, 2018 – present
Board member, New Brunswick SPCA, 2018 – present
Chair, legislative amendments committee, New Brunswick SPCA, 2018 – present
Member, Heritage Development Board of Saint John, 2017 – present
Member, Pro Bono Students Canada Justice Education project, 2014 – 2016
Captain, Dalhousie Law flag football team, 2014 – 2016
Co-chair, Health Law Students’ Association, Schulich School of Law, 2014 – 2016
Co-chair, Dalhousie Law Orientation Committee, Schulich School of Law, 2014 – 2015

Accolades

Dalhousie Journal of Legal Studies Research Prize
2015 Think Tank Paper Presentation Winner
Dean’s Honour List

 
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