Monika first joined the firm in 1991, and has 20 years of experience as an insurance litigator. Monika is a Partner in our Fredericton office and her fluent ability in French and English enhances the bilingual capacity Cox & Palmer offers. She is the Past President of Risk Management Counsel, a national affiliation of Insurance defence firms from across Canada. Monika’s additional experience as Commissioner to the New Brunswick Public Utilities Board of New Brunswick provided her with the opportunity of developing specialized advocacy skills related to the practice of regulatory schemes at municipal, provincial and federal levels. Over the course of her litigation career, her practice has also encompassed diverse areas of administrative law, advocating before various tribunals in the fields of employment law, as well as that of professional liability.
Monika's practice focuses primarily on insurance defence litigation in the areas of general liability, motor vehicle, property, casualty, professional negligence and coverage matters. Monika has been, and continues to be involved in professional development, as well as many community endeavours. She was also the past president of the Canadian Bar Association National Insurance Law Section. She has published several articles related to Insurance law issues in various national magazines and publications.
Canadian Bar Association
Law Society of New Brunswick
Law Society of Upper Canada
York-Sunbury Law Society
New Brunswick (1991)
University of New Brunswick
University of New Brunswick (LL.B. 1990)