Cory Roberts has been appointed a Crown attorney in Dartmouth.
Martin Herschorn, director of public prosecutions, announced the appointment today, Sept. 1.
“Mr. Roberts’ articling background with the Public Prosecution Service and his prosecutorial experience make him a solid addition to our team of Crown attorneys,” said Mr. Herschorn.
A native of Ottawa, Mr. Roberts graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2007 with a bachelor of social sciences with honors in political science and history. He spent a year of his degree as an exchange student at the Universidad de Granada in Spain where the course load was conducted entirely in Spanish. Mr. Roberts is fluent in both official languages as well as Spanish.
He graduated from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University in 2010 and articled with the Nova Scotia Department of Justice and the Nova Scotia Public Prosecution Service.
He was appointed an associate with the law firm of Garson MacDonald in 2011 where he focused on criminal law, family law and civil litigation. In 2012 Mr. Roberts joined the Nova Scotia Department of Justice to work in the area of child protection. In 2014 he was appointed a Crown attorney in Fredericton, New Brunswick.