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Jacob Zelman

Articled Clerk

65 Grafton St.
Charlottetown, P.E.
C1A 1K8



Language(s) spoken: English, French

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


University of New Brunswick, JD, 2019
Acadia University, B.Sc., 2016


Moot coach, 2017 – 2018
Volunteer, Pro Bono Students Canada, 2015 – 2016
Volunteer, Sensory Motor Instructional Leadership Experience (S.M.I.L.E.), 2012 – 2016
Captain, University of New Brunswick men’s rugby team, 2016 – 2019
Member, New Brunswick Black Spruce Provincial Rugby Team, 2017
Volunteer, Global Brigades Honduras, 2012 – 2014
President, vice president and team member, Acadia men’s rugby, 2012 – 2016
Team member, Nova Scotia Keltics provincial rugby, 2015


Acadia University Entrance Scholarship
Volunteer of the month, S.M.I.L.E.

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