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Lawyer Bob Charman with his administrative assistant, Paige Smith

Lawyer Bob Charman with his administrative assistant, Paige Smith

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Thank you for stopping by to learn more about my professional background. If you have any questions for me, or the legal services I offer, please feel free to contact me at any time. Below, you’ll find some biographical details concerning myself, as well as history of firms I’ve worked with and not-for-profit organizations I’ve served over the years.

About Robert N. (Bob) Charman

Robert N. Charman, the son of the late Ken and Pearl (née Walker) Charman, was raised as the only boy in a family of six. The family initially lived in the east end of the City of Moncton but, like many others, moved to the outskirts of the city, Lewisville area, when Bob was six.

Bob graduated from Moncton High School and attended the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, where he received a bachelor’s degree and his law degree. He was admitted to the New Brunswick Bar in January of 1982.

He continues to reside in the Moncton area with his wife Lucille and daughter Rebecca.

Community Service

Bob Charman remains active within the community, having served with the Lions Club, Y.W.C.A., and other organizations.

Lions Club

Bob has been a member of the Humphrey Lewisville Sunnybrae Lions Club for 27 years. With the Lions Club, he has the distinction of receiving the President of the Year Award for District 41-N1 of Lions Club International in the lionistic year of 2005 - 2006. This past district included the geographical area of one-half the Province of New Brunswick, the Province of Prince Edward Island, and part of the State of Maine, comprising an approximate 45 Lions Clubs.

Bob has also received the Outstanding Secretary Award for District N-1 of Lions Club International in the lionistic year of 2012 - 2013. This present district includes the geographical areas of the Province of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and part of the State of Maine. This district contains around 75 Lions Clubs.

As a Lion, Mr. Charman has also received a Melvin Jones Fellow award from Lions Club International in 2006, as well as “The Lion Glen Goldsmith Award,” which he received on June 2, 2012. This is an award periodically presented to a Lion “who through dedication and ongoing commitment has made a positive impact in our community.”


Mr. Charman was a former volunteer at the Free Legal Advice Clinic of the Y.W.C.A. from 1993 - 2013 and, along with other distinguished volunteers, was the recipient of the “Y.W.C.A. Moncton 2012 Volunteer Recognition Award” in February of 2012.

Member of the Canadian Bar

On February 1, 2008, Mr. Charman also received the Canadian Bar Association (New Brunswick Branch) “Pro Bono Award” in recognition of his dedication and pro bono services to the community.

Since December of 2012, Bob has served as a small claims court adjudicator within the Small Claims Court of New Brunswick. This part-time position includes adjudication of Small Claims Court disputes, such as hearing evidence and rendering either written or oral decisions concerning claims for debts or damages or recovery of personal property.

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