Jonathan Saumier est entièrement bilingue. Pour sa biographie en francais veuillez cliquez ici.
Jonathan is a native of Montreal, Quebec. He attended Carleton University’s Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs where, in 2004, he received a Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management. Jonathan was employed by various federal departments, agencies and crown corporations in Ottawa before entering law school at Universite de Moncton, where he received his LL.B. in 2009.
During his time at Universite de Moncton’s law school Jonathan served as President of the Law Students’ Society. He was also actively involved in student advocacy, participating in the Laskin and Sopinka national advocacy competitions and winning the McKelvey Cup (2009).
Jonathan is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Association des Juristes d’Expression Francaise de la Nouvelle-cosse, and sits on the Board of Directors of the Childhood Cancer Canada Foundation. He was called to the Nova Scotia bar in June 2010, and to the bar in New Brunswick in September 2012.