66 Wentworth Street, Sydney, NS, B1P 6T4

Gordon Gear

Gordon was called to the New Brunswick bar in August of 2018 and was subsequently called to the Nova Scotia bar in January of 2019. Gordon’s practice focuses on Family Law, Wills & Estates, Civil Litigation and Criminal Law.

Gordon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Religious Studies from St. Thomas University. Having graduated from the Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law in 2017, Gordon has an excellent understanding of family law, wills & estates, criminal law, as well as court procedure.

Gordon received several bursaries and scholarships including the NS Commissionaires Board of Governors’ Educational Award outstanding scholastic, extra-curricular and community achievements, and the Cornelius E. and Annie Crowley Memorial Scholarship for academic achievement in Religious Studies.  Prior to completing his articling term with a full service regional law firm, Gordon spent a term working at the Dalhousie Legal Aid Service.

Gordon enjoys the one-on-one aspect of client service that our firm provides. He believes that effective advocacy requires a good relationship and works to guide clients through the complex nature of legal disputes, ensuring appropriate solutions.


  • Bar Admission - Nova Scotia 2019
  • Bar Admission - New Brunswick 2018
  • Juris Doctor, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, 2017
  • Bachelor of Arts, St. Thomas University, 2014

Professional and Community Involvement:

  • Nova Scotia Barristers Society
  • Law Society of New Brunswick
  • Cape Breton Barristers Society
  • Dalhousie University Alumni Association
  • St. Thomas University Alumni Association

Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Wills & Estates
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Law

Assistant information

Name: Madonna Clare

Direct line: 902.563.5922

Email: mclare@sampsonmcphee.com

Contact information

Direct line: 902.563.7104

Email: ggear@sampsonmcphee.com