Stephen was born and raised in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. He received an LLB from the University of New Brunswick in 2010 and was called to the Newfoundland and Labrador Bar in 2011.
Stephen has a litigation practice that focuses on the areas of criminal law, civil litigation and personal injury. He has extensive trial and appellate experience and has appeared at all levels of court in the province including the Provincial Court, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal. Stephen has also acted for clients involved in disciplinary proceedings before a range of administrative tribunals.
Outside of practice Stephen is involved in the Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador Officiating Program and is the Zone Coordinator for Officials in the Avalon region. He is also still active on the ice, and as a Level VI official still officiates both senior and junior hockey in the province.