David Ames – St. Stephen Estate Planning Attorney

David Ames |

Ames Law

(506) 466-2400


73 Milltown Blvd
Suite 203 A
St. Stephen, NB E3L 1G5

David Ames | Ames Law


Firm Summary

David has been practising law in the southwestern region of New Brunswick for over 38 years, concentrating in the areas of commercial real estate, residential real estate, wills and estates, corporate and litigation. David is a native of St. Stephen and shortly after being admitted to the Law Society of New Brunswick returned to his hometown to raise a family and practice law.

David is a Past President of the Law Society of New Brunswick, past director of the Saint. John Regional Airport, Past President of the Charlotte County Community Living Association, a founding board member of the Fundy Regional Transition House, Pres. of the Sugarloaf Mountain Hotel Condominium Association, Past President of Lincourt Manor, director of the Fundy Community Foundation, sitting member of the Insurance Management Committee for the Law Society of New Brunswick, member of the editorial board for the Law Journal for the CBA New Brunswick Branch, a Director of the New Brunswick legal Aid Commission, Treasurer of the Charlotte County Barrister Society, former chair of the library committee for the Law Society of New Brunswick, and has given freely of his time to various charitable organizations in the Charlotte County area.

Appointed Queen’s Counsel 2008
Bar Admission: New Brunswick 1981
LL.B. University New Brunswick 1981
B. A. University New Brunswick 1978
Graduate St. Stephen High School 1975

Extensive experience in negotiating and drafting purchase and sale agreements of land and commercial properties. Significant involvement in all aspects of financing of large and small transactions.

Appearances before:
Court of Appeal of New Brunswick
Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick
Trial Division
Family Division
Provincial Court of New Brunswick
Probate Court
Provincial Appeals Boards
Federal Appeals Boards

Activities and Affiliations
New Brunswick Law Society
Canadian Bar Association
International Bar Association
Past Pres. New Brunswick Law Society 2009-2010
Chair and member of numerous committees, Law Society of New Brunswick and Charlotte County Barrister’s Society