Born and raised in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Adam Alteen moved to Vancouver in 2006 to attend law school at the University of British Columbia.
Adam obtained his LL.B. in 2009. While a student at UBC Adam was active in the law school community, occupying several positions on the UBC Law Students’ Society and serving as President of the men’s rugby club.
After graduating, Adam articled at Cobb St. Pierre Lewis. Since being called to the British Columbia Bar in 2010 Adam has worked as an associate lawyer at Cobb St. Pierre Lewis, practicing in the area of criminal defence.
When not working, Adam enjoys golfing, cooking and spending time with his girlfriend and two “border-aussie” dogs.« back