Direct Line: (506) 633-4204
Assistant: Alexandrea R. Stewart
Direct Line: (506) 633-4235
Litigation, Insurance, Personal Injury, Labour and Employment, and Aboriginal Law
Maria received her B.A. degree from St. Thomas University in 1977 and her LL.B degree from the University of New Brunswick in 1980. She was admitted to the Newfoundland Bar in 1981 and the New Brunswick Bar in 1989. Maria received her appointment as Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.) in 2004.
Maria has extensive trial experience and administrative law experience. She has appeared before the Courts at all levels in Atlantic Canada, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada, and numerous administrative tribunals.
Her affiliations include membership in the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of New Brunswick, the Saint John Law Society, and the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. Maria is also the former President of the New Brunswick Law Society.
Outside the Office:
Maria is listed as a leading practitioner by the publication – The Best Lawyers in Canada for her practice in the areas of Labour and Employment Law, Aboriginal Law, Corporate and Commercial Law, Family Law, and Insurance Law.