Welcome Megan Stymiest & Martin Bourgeois

July 6, 2017

Named in honour of the late Frank Leger, counsel in the Saint John office of Cox & Palmer, this award is the highest honour granted by the New Brunswick Law Society.  The award recognizes outstanding service and dedication to the law society, contributions to the governance of the legal profession, and excellence in the practice of law.  


Deirdre’s career is highlighted by several accolades including the Distinguished Service Award from the Canadian Bar Association, New Brunswick Branch.  Recognized as a leading practitioner in the areas of insurance litigation, administrative and privacy law, this award further demonstrates Deirdre’s dedication and commitment to the legal profession.


Deirdre’s career has been characterized by integrity and adherence to the highest standards of our profession and we are very proud of her contributions and this accomplishment.


Well-deserved Deirdre, and continued success.

Cox & Palmer is pleased to welcome Megan Stymiest and Martin Bourgeois to the firm as associates in our Fredericton office.

Prior to being called to the New Brunswick Bar in 2016, Megan had the opportunity to intern at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C. Megan has a general litigation practice with a focus on insurance litigation.

Megan obtained a law degree from the University of New Brunswick, and a Bachelor of Commerce from Dalhousie University. She was on the Dalhousie University Women’s Volleyball Team and was an Academic All-Canadian in 2012-2013.

Martin received a Juris Doctor from Université de Moncton (2015) and was called to the New Brunswick Bar in 2016. Prior to pursuing a legal career, he spent over 10 years researching and developing specialized instrumentation for the optics industry. Through his work with international clients, Martin was invited to present his research in the US and Hungary. He taught Physics at Université de Moncton and was involved in a number of science and technology societies. Martin received a PhD in Physics from Université Laval in 2006.

Martin has a general litigation practice with a focus on science and technology.

Welcome aboard Megan & Martin!