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Learn More About Peters Rouse

 

Located in Fredericton, Peters Rouse is the name you can trust when you are in need of reliable legal services. We offer our services to businesses and individuals in the area. From personal injury cases to litigation and real estate cases, our team has the expertise to handle it all. We will carefully study your case and tailor the strategy to suit the best interest of each client. Your satisfaction is our top priority and we strive hard to achieve it. Go through the page to learn more about our team. You can also call us to book an appointment.

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Robert J. Peters — Managing Partner

Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick and a member of the New Brunswick Bar since 1971, Robert is a graduate of the University of Winnipeg (BA 1968) and the University of New Brunswick (LLB 1971).

He has extensive experience in all courts within the province. Some of his professional affiliations include the Canadian Bar Association, the York-Sunbury Law Society, and the Atlantic Provinces Trial Lawyers Association. Robert enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending his summers in Upper Hampstead.

Robert's practice areas include real estate, wills, trusts and estates, personal injury litigation, commercial litigation, corporate and commercial, construction law, contracts, bankruptcy and insolvency, and debtor and creditor.

 

Direct Line: 506-444-6580

Email: rjpeters@porlaw.com

 

Assistant: Carrie MacAllister

Tel: 506-444-6586

Fax: 506-444-6550

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D. Andrew Rouse, Q.C. — Partner

Born and raised in Fredericton, Andrew was called to the Bar in 1986 after completing his education at the University of New Brunswick (BBA 1982, LLB 1985).

Andrew enjoys playing tennis and golf and has been involved with numerous local charities and organizations over the years. Some of his professional affiliations include the Canadian Bar Association, the York-Sunbury Law Society, and the Law Society of New Brunswick.

While he specializes in federal and provincial tax litigation, Andrew also has extensive experience with civil litigation, personal injury, labour and employment, wills, trusts and estates, insurance litigation, commercial litigation, and real estate litigation.

 

Direct Line: 506-444-6581

Email: darouse@porlaw.com

 

Assistant: Kelly Constantine

Tel: 506-444-6571

Fax: 506-444-6550

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Grant M. Ogilvie — Associate

Grant M. Ogilvie, Q.C.

A native of Petitcodiac, Grant was called to the Bar in 1988 and has been practising in Fredericton ever since. He has appeared at all levels of court within the province of New Brunswick. Some of his professional affiliations include the Canadian Bar Association, the York-Sunbury Law Society, and the Law Society of New Brunswick.

In his spare time, Grant enjoys driving his motorcycle and he has been extensively involved in Shotokan Karate for over 30 years.

His practice has come to involve all aspects of family law, including divorce, the drafting of separation agreements and cohabitation agreements, as well as dealing with issues of adoption, custody, access, child support, and spousal support. Although he specializes in family law, he also has extensive experience with other practice areas, including labour and employment, real estate, contracts, personal injury, criminal law, wills, estates, and trusts.

 

Email: gmogilvie@porlaw.com

 

Assistant: Catherine McLaughlin

Tel: 506-444-6555

Fax: 506-444-6550

Maria Conroy

Maria M. Conroy

With roots from the Ottawa Valley, Maria now calls Fredericton home. Maria was called to the Bar in 2011 in Ontario, 2016 in New Brunswick and 2018 in Nova Scotia. Maria holds a BSocSc. (University of Ottawa, 2007), LL.B. (University of Leicester, 2009), and LL.M. (Osgoode Hall, 2011). She is currently completing her second Master’s degree (MBA) at UNB Fredericton where she studies part-time.

With extensive experience in various areas of law, Maria is primarily engaged in the practice of family law. She offers clients various forms of dispute resolution, including collaborative law, mediation, and litigation. Maria is a contract instructor with the faculty of Law at UNB Fredericton where she teaches Family Law. She also teaches the Introduction to Family Violence course offered at UNB through the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research. Maria sits on the board of directors for the YMCA of Fredericton.

 

Email: mmconroy@porlaw.com

 

Assistant: Catherine McLaughlin

Tel: 506-444-6555

Fax: 506-444-6550

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Jennifer

Jennifer L. Hanson 

Jennifer was born and raised in the Acadian community of Wedgeport in Nova Scotia. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from l'Université de Moncton in 2009 and her Juris Doctor from that same university in 2012.

 

Jennifer began working at Peters Rouse during the summer of 2011, continued to work with the firm during her final year of law school, and completed her articles. Jennifer was called to the Bar in June 2013 when she joined Peters Rouse as an associate.

 

Jennifer is fluently bilingual, having completed her education in French. She is a member of the Association des Juristes d'expression française du Nouveau-Brunswick.

 

Jennifer is specializing in family law, more specifically divorce, separation, cohabitation agreements, custody, and child support. She also has experience in personal injury, civil litigation, real estate law, wills, and estates.

 

Email: jlhanson@porlaw.com

 

Assistant: Sonja Farris

Tel: 506-444-6555

Fax: 506-444-6550

Keith Allen

G. Keith Allen, Q.C.

Keith hails from Gagetown, New Brunswick. He graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1958 and a Bachelor of Civil Law degree in June 1960. He was admitted to the New Brunswick Bar in 1960. He received his Masters of Law degree from York University (Osgoode Hall) in 1970, and he was appointed as Queen’s Counsel in 1985. Keith’s areas of practice include real estate, estates, municipal law, landlord and tenant, and general practice. He is a long-time member of the Board of Directors of the Federation Rotary Club and Easter Seals, New Brunswick.

 

Email: gkallen@porlaw.com

 

Assistant: Carrie MacAllister

Tel: 506-444-6586

Fax: 506-444-6550

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Peter Short

Peter R. Short

Born in Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Peter received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Memorial University in Newfoundland in 2013. He is a graduate of the University of New Brunswick, and received a Juris Doctor of Law degree in 2016. Peter articled with Peters Rouse and was called to the Bar of New Brunswick in 2017.

Peter is an avid skier and former ski instructor. He has also competed as a fencer, and he is a former Vice-President of the University of New Brunswick Fencing Club.

Peter’s practice areas include civil litigation, wills and estates, personal injury litigation, commercial litigation, contracts, and real estate.

 

Email: prshort@porlaw.com

 

Assistant: Kelly Constantine

Tel: 506-444-6555

Fax: 506-444-6550

Emma Ogilvie

Emma W.E. Ogilvie

Emma was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2013 with a major in psychology and criminology from St. Thomas University. In 2020, she received her law degree from the University of New Brunswick. She is currently completing her articles with the law firm of Peter Rouse and hopes to work in the area of family law alongside her father, Grant M. Ogilvie, Q.C.

 

Email: ewogilvie@porlaw.com

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