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Janet Clark, CPHR


65 Grafton St.
Charlottetown, P.E.
C1A 1K8



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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 1999; Prince Edward Island, 2002

Legal Assistant(s): Kaitlin Noye

Providing legal services through a professional corporation.

Janet works with employers, insurers, municipalities and professionals on a wide variety of matters. Her work has included:

  • Complex multi-party tort litigation (personal injury, insurance, professional negligence).
  • Strategic labour and employment advice in the context of large, partly unionized, facilities.
  • Strategic representation of insurers facing coverage issues under liability insurance.

Education & Career


Dalhousie University, LLB, 1998
Acadia University, BA, 1995
Certified Canadian Human Resources Professional, 2012


Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Board of Directors, Sport PEI, 2017 – present
Founding member and board member, Canadian Defence Lawyers Foundation, 2015 – present
Chair, Civil Litigation Section, Canadian Bar Association – Prince Edward Island, 2015 – 2021
Past president, Canadian Defence Lawyers, 2012 – 2013
Member, Students Committee, Stewart McKelvey, 2009 – 2016
Member, Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Prince Edward Island (CPHRPEI)
Board of Directors, Canadian Defence Lawyers, 2007 – 2014 (Board member), 2009 – 2014 (Executive)
Past member, Law Society of Prince Edward Island Articling & Admissions Committee
Past Chair, Recruitment Committee, Prince Edward Island, Stewart McKelvey


Best Lawyers, Insurance Law, 2017 – 2023
Lexpert rating: Litigation – Commercial Insurance,  2014 – 2023
Lexpert rating: Personal Injury, 2014 – 2023
The Philippa Samworth Award for Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession, 2022


Co-presenter, “Discrimination, Harassment & Workplace Investigations”, Stewart McKelvey Labour and Employment webinar

October 28, 2021

Speaker, Stewart McKelvey annual Insurance Seminar in Halifax, “In or Out? Deductions (or not) from the Calculation of Damages”, May 2017

Co-chair, CBA CLE on Pre-Trial Settlement Conferences, January 2016

Speaker, LSPEI/CBA CLE, Expert Evidence: 2015 Trends and Developments, December 2015

Speaker, CIAA/CICMA Joint Conference, “Is the Customer Always Right?”, June 2015

Speaker, CIAA/CICMA Joint Conference, “The Defence Rests… But Perhaps Not Nearly Enough”, June 2012

Speaker, inSIGHT “Disability Claims in the Workplace” Conference in Halifax, NS, April 2012

Chair and speaker, Stewart McKelvey annual Insurance Seminar in Halifax, November 2011

Chair, Canadian Defence Lawyers AGM Program, “Pirates of the Defence Bar”, June 2011

Speaker, Stewart McKelvey Labour & Employment Group Seminar, “Managing Stress at Work”, May 2011

Speaker, Stewart McKelvey annual Insurance Seminar in Halifax, as part of a panel presenting “Recent Decisions on Facebook & Social Networking Sites”, November 2010

Speaker, Stewart McKelvey Labour & Employment Group Seminar, “Start Smart: Hiring Update”, June 2010

Speaker, Stewart McKelvey Business Disputes Seminar, on the topic of “The Pros and Cons of Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation”, June 2010

Speaker, Canadian Defence Lawyers’ Boot Camp II: Trade Secrets, on the topic of “Coverage: Practical Considerations for Defence Counsel”, April 2010

Speaker, Stewart McKelvey Labour & Employment Group Seminar, on “Attendance Management”, June 2009

Speaker, CICMA/CIAA Joint Conference, on the topic of “Evidence: Preservation and Spoliation”, June 2009

Speaker, Maritime Recreation Facilities Conference, on the topic of “Law & Liability”, May 2009

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