Joey Palov is a partner at the Halifax law office of Cox & Palmer. Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Joey attended Ridley from 1986 to 1988. He was originally attracted to Ridley College through his passion for sports and once there, also developed a solid educational foundation and lifetime connections that later led to his successful career as a lawyer.
After graduating from Ridley College, Joey continued his education at Acadia University (B.A. 1992) and Dalhousie University (L.L.B. 1995). He was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1996.
Joey's practice is primarily concentrated in the area of insurance law and he acts for numerous national insurance companies. Through his practice, he provides both defence of liability claims and coverage advice. This work includes claims involving personal injury, property damage and environmental losses. Joey also practices commercial litigation and provides assistance to professionals appearing before their administrative tribunals.
Joey continues to be passionate about hockey, college football, and golf. He is fortunate to be able to travel North America enjoying some of the great college football venues and play some premier golf courses. He believes in the importance of balancing work, family and hobbies and would enjoy mentoring any alumni looking to develop their career with similar aspirations.
With more than 700 students from 50+ countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.