Our Team

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Brian F.P. Murphy, Q.C.

Brian is Queen’s Counsel and practices in the areas of personal injury, employment, and commercial litigation. He is an experienced litigator and is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of Upper Canada, and the Law Society of New Brunswick. He is immediate past President of the Moncton Area Lawyers’ Association and sits on the Examining Committee of the Law Society of New Brunswick.


Brian holds a B.A. from Dalhousie University, an LL.B. from the University of New Brunswick and an LL.M. from Osgoode Hall Law School, and was appointed as Queen’s Counsel in 2015. He has appeared at all levels of Court in New Brunswick and Ontario and also before the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada.

He has also appeared in all levels of Court in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland & Labrador as well as at the Federal Court, both at the Trial and Appeal levels. Brian practices law in both French and English.
 

As a former City Councilor and Mayor of the City of Moncton, he has served on numerous boards, agencies and commissions. During his tenure as Mayor, the water treatment facility was put in place, the Fourplex and Sportsplex were built, and the city became the first officially bilingual City in Canada. For these efforts, he was awarded the Prix Dialogue in New Brunswick, the Phoenix Award by the EPA in the United States, and was made a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the Republic of France.


Serving as Member of Parliament from 2006 to 2011 for the riding of Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe, he was the Atlantic Caucus Chairman, Critic for Democratic Reform and Critic for Justice as well as a member of the Official Languages Committee and the Vice-Chair of the Justice Committee.

 

Brian was the recipient of the Order of Moncton in 2020, is member of the Canadian Bar Associations Law Reform Committee and has an honorary designation as Consul for the Republic of Romania. 

 

He is currently at the Capitol Theater Foundation, La Theatre l’Escaouette Fundraising Campaign, and the Peter McKee Foodbank Fundraising drive.

 

Brian is married with three daughters. He enjoys early Irish folk music, travelling the world with his wife, good red wines, salmon fishing, and golf. He would like to traverse the Panama Canal and see Machu Pichu in Peru. His favourite home passion is French cooking, favourite music is Mozart Opera, and his favourite painter is Picasso. His team is the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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David Wheatley

David Wheatley is an Associate Lawyer at Forté Law Droit from Stratford, Prince Edward Island. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Missouri Valley College where he was co-captain of the varsity golf team. Upon graduating in 2015, David returned to Canada and joined the management team at the Cabot Links Golf Resort in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia for two seasons. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of New Brunswick in 2019 before joining Forté Law. He was admitted to the Law Society of New Brunswick in 2020.

 

With a background in business and a competitive nature, David is dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for each of his clients.

 
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Alexandre C. Robichaud

Alexandre Robichaud is a proud Acadian with roots right here in New Brunswick. He received his Juris Doctor from the Université de Moncton in 2020 and was called to the Law Society of New Brunswick in June of 2021. Prior to studying law, Alexandre obtained a Bachelor of Business with specialization in Human Resources from Lakehead University in 2016 and completed a Master of Business Administration from Lakehead University in 2017.

 

Alexandre's primary goal is to provide a client-centered service, dedicated to achieving the best possible results for his clients. Recognizing the complexity of the law, Alexandre is devoted to providing clients with comprehensive yet understandable information at every step of the process.

With a strong work ethic and a genuine passion for the law, Alexandre understands the importance of providing strategic and practical advice to help his clients quickly resolve their issues in a practical and efficient manner.

 

Alexandre is a member of the Law Society of New Brunswick and the Canadian Bar Association. Alexandre is actively involved in his community and currently sits on the Board of Directors of the United Way. When not at work, Alexandre enjoys spending time outdoors, playing basketball and spending time with his family.
 
Alexandre is fluent in both official languages and regularly assists clients in both French and English.

 

Tina Goguen

Paralegal

Nancy Dalton

Office Manager, Accounting

Karine Leger

Paralegal

Michael P.J. Magee

Operations Assistant