Carley Parish, K.C.
*l'Université de Moncton-École de Droit Bachelor of Law-2004
*Admitted in 2005 to the New Brunswick Law Society
*President of the New Brunswick Law Society
*King's Counsel Appointment
Carley Parish, was born in South Surrey, British Columbia and moved to New Brunswick in 2001 to attend Law School. Ms. Parish is a proud Hamptonian, having resided here since 2004 with her husband Michel Boudreau. In 2009, her mother Sandy and late father Verle also relocated to beautiful Hampton.
She was amongst the first group of French immersion students in British Columbia. Ms. Parish received a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from Simon Fraser University in 2001, Bachelor of Law from the Université de Moncton in 2004. She has also began work on her Masters of Law in Civil Law from the Université de Laval.
Ms. Parish has plead at all levels of Court in New Brunswick. In 2004, she became a member of the law firm of Lutz Parish Gerrish. She was named Partner in 2009, and is now the Managing Partner. She has taught at the University of New Brunswick Law School and has taught at the New Brunswick Bar Course.
Ms. Parish has received the E. Neil McKelvey Q.C. Pro Bono and Volunteer Service Award in 2019, the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers in 2018, the Town of Hampton Small Business Week Award for Community Leadership in 2015, and was inducted into the North American Fastpitch Sports Hall of Fame in 2014. The Sopinka Cup, National Pleading Competition, Best Pleader, 2004, Stewart McKelvey Stirling Scales, winning team (of 2) Maritime Competition, 2004.
Carley is actively involved in the community of Hampton and surrounding area, supporting opportunities for youth, local businesses, community organizations and the vulnerable populations. She is serving her second term as the President of the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce, served on the Town’s Tourism Committee and is involved in the PALS program, which mentors middle school children to help develop reading skills.
Awards and Achievements At a Glance
*President of The Law Society of New Brunswick
*King's Counsel Appointment
*First female Vice President of the Saint John Union Club
*Executive CBA Member
*Peer-selected Best Lawyers in Canada Award Recipient.
*2019 Recipient of the E. Neil McKelvey, Q.C. Pro-Bono and Volunteer Award from the CBA
*2018 Recipient of the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers
*Inaugural Secretary-Make a Wish Canada
*Chair of Hestia House Board of Directors
*Board Member, Mindcare NB through the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation
*Chair of the Children's Wish Foundation of New Brunswick
*President of the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce
*Chair of KV Oasis Youth Centre Board of Directors
*Only female official inducted into the North American Men's Fast Pitch Hall of Fame
*New Brunswick Law Society Course Leader for the Criminal Bar Section
*Member on the Provincial Judicial Appointment Committee