Ansley C. Simpson

(902) 460-3453 (902) 463-7500 asimpson@boyneclarke.ca
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Lisa Cleveland
lcleveland@boyneclarke.ca
"Dealing with the insurance company after an accident can be overwhelming. I am happy to be an advocate for the injured and assist them throughout their dealings with the insurance company and if necessary, the litigation process."

About Ansley

Ansley is an Associate on the Personal Injury team and practices Personal Injury and Insurance Litigation. She focuses her practice on claims arising from motor vehicle accidents, disputes over insurance coverage, slip and falls, medical malpractice, and the use of defective/dangerous products. She can also assist clients with disability claims arising from short and long-term disability policies as well as the Canada Pension Plan.

Ansley is a hands-on lawyer who knows her files inside out. She cares about her clients and helping them obtain the results they deserve. She is dedicated to each client, helping with any issues that arise even if they fall outside the scope of her practice.

Ansley has appeared before the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, the Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick, the Nova Scotia Provincial Court and the Nova Scotia Small Claims Court. She also has experience in alternative dispute resolution including, mediations and settlement conferences.

Ansley is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, the Canadian Bar Association and the Atlantic Provinces Trial Lawyers Association. She currently teaches a Civil Procedure Workshop at the Schulich School of Law. In 2015, Ansley joined the Board of Directors of the Dalhousie Law Alumni Association. She has participated in a number of firm fundraising initiatives including the Dragon Boat Festival and hosting pub trivia at the Middle Deck (various charities).

In her spare time, Ansley enjoys travelling, photography, watching movies, and exploring Nova Scotia with her dog Boo.

Areas of Practice

Ansley's Background

Education
  • 2006 - 2009: LL.B., Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 2002 - 2005: Bachelor of Arts (Honours Psychology), Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia
  • 2001 - 2002: Bachelor of Arts, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick
Employment
  • 2010 - Present: Associate Lawyer, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2009 - 2010: Articled Clerk, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2008: Summer Student, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2005 - 2007: Paralegal, Metro Community Housing Association, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Professional Memberships & Activities
  • 2015 - Sessional Instructor/Part-Time Faculty (Civil Trial Workshops), Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Member - Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Member - Canadian Bar Association
  • Member - Atlantic Provinces Trial Lawyers Association
Community Memberships & Activities
  • Board of Directors - Dalhousie Law Alumni Association
  • Former Director - Metro Community Housing Association (2009 - 2013)
  • Former Board of Directors Canadian Paraplegic Association (NS Branch) (2013 - 2014)
  • Former Volunteer Coordinator - BOYNECLARKE Trivia Night Charity Fundraisers (2010 - 2012)
  • Former Team Member - Metropolitan Senior Women's Soccer League (2010 and 2011)
  • Former Team Member, Fundraiser - Manulife Dragon Boat Festival, BOYNECLARKE Team (2005-2008 and 2010)
  • Former Team Member, Fundraiser - BOYNECLARKE - Run for the Cure (2009)
Awards & Scholarships
  • Law Foundation of Nova Scotia Scholarship (2007)
  • Acadia Scholar (2005)
  • James E. Gould Scholarship (2003)
  • Acadia University Dean's List Scholarship (2003)
  • Mount Allison University Dean's List (2002)
  • Mount Allison University Renewable Entrance Scholarship (2001)

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