Vice President and President-Elect 2017-2018
Richard J. Scott, Q.C. has been a member of the Federation Council representing the Law Society of New Brunswick since November 2013. He practises in the Fredericton, New Brunswick office of McInnes Cooper focusing on legal research to resolve complex legal issues and appellate advocacy. Richard has a B.B.A. and LL.B. from the University of New Brunswick, and was called to the bar in 1976. He was appointed Queen’s Council in 2003.
Richard has also played an active role in the governance of the Law Society of New Brunswick, serving as President in 2012-2013. He is also a member of the Statutory Rules Committee under the New Brunswick Judicature Act, a member of the New Brunswick Court of Appeal Bar Liaison Committee, and a member of the Canadian Association for Legal Ethics. He serves on the Ethics Committee of the Law Society of New Brunswick, and on the Model Code Liaison Committee of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.
Richard has been a part-time lecturer at the University of New Brunswick for 25 years in both the Faculties of Law and Engineering. He is a former President of the UNB Alumni Association and is a former member of UNB’s Board of Governors and Academic Senates. He is currently a public representative on the governing Council of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick.
Richard J. Scott, Q.C.
Barker House, Suite 600
570 Queen Street
P.O. Box 610
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5A6
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