melanie

New Glasgow Office
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Melanie Young

Partner

Originally from Georgetown, Prince Edward Island, Melanie received her law degree from the University of New Brunswick (2006), where she graduated on the Dean's list. During law school, Melanie co-chaired the UNB Articling and Placement Committee and was awarded the Allen Earle Scholarship, the New Brunswick Law Foundation Scholarship, the Prince Edward Island Law Foundation Scholarship, and the Justice Mark A. MacGuigan Memorial Award.

Melanie also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies from the University of Prince Edward Island (2001) and a Master of Arts in International Affairs from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) at Carleton University (2003).

Melanie was called to the bar in Prince Edward Island in 2007, Alberta in 2007, and Nova Scotia in 2011.

Melanie lives in New Glasgow, along with her husband Patrick and their sons, Riley and Keagan.

Areas of Practice

Long Term Disability
Auto Accident
Civil Suits

Bar Admissions

Nova Scotia, 2011
Prince Edward Island, 2007
Alberta, 2007

Education

University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Law, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
LL.B. - 2006
Honours: Dean's List
Honours: Co-Chair the UNB Articling and Placement Committee
Honours: Allen Earle Scholarship
Honours: New Brunswick Law Foundation Scholarship
Honours: Prince Edward Island Law Foundation Scholarship
Honours: Justice Mark A. MacGuigan

Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) at Carleton University
M.A. - 2003
Major: International Affairs

University of Prince Edward Island
B.A. - 2001
Major: Political Studies

Hear from Melanie as she answers one of our frequently asked questions, “What is a discovery hearing?”: