Josh was born in Poughkeepsie, New York and earned his Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude from SUNY University at Buffalo in 1997. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from Pace University School of Law in 2000. Josh was admitted to the New York State Bar and the United States District Court - Southern District of New York in 2001. He moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia in 2004 and received his LL.B from the Federation of Law Societies of Canada National Committee on Accreditation. He was admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar in 2005, the New Brunswick Bar in 2014, the Newfoundland & Labrador Bar in 2015 and the Prince Edward Island Bar in 2017.
A Partner at the firm, Josh practices Corporate and Commercial litigation emphasizing on Creditors’ Remedies, Debt Realization, Foreclosures, Powers of Sale and Security Enforcement. He also practices immigration with an emphasis on entry into the United States of America.
Josh regularly appears on behalf of clients before the Courts within the Atlantic Provinces. Additionally, he has appeared in front of all levels of Court within the State of New York.
Josh currently is a board member of the MacPhee Centre for Creative Learning in Dartmouth and as well a part of the Governance Committee of the Nova Scotia Barristers Society. He formerly sat on the Executive Committee of Make-A-Wish Atlantic Provinces and the National Governance Committee. He is also the past chair of the Canadian Bar Association Civil Litigation/ADR Section for Nova Scotia and a former board member of Point Pleasant Child Care Centre. He also coaches youth basketball.
As an immigration lawyer, I receive many telephone calls from people who have bought their plane tickets, got up at a “god awful” time in the morning to get to the airport to fly to the USA, and were turned away at the border.Read full article