Peter obtained his law degree from Dalhousie University in 2006. Prior to attending law school, Peter earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cape Breton University in 2001 where he majored in Political Science. After graduating from Cape Breton University, Peter then attended Dalhousie University where he graduated with a Master’s degree in Public Administration in 2006.
Peter Planetta joined Newton & Associates as an associate in 2007. Peter was called to the Bar in Nova Scotia in 2007 and he is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society. Peter is also a member of the Nova Scotia Criminal Lawyers Association. As a lawyer with Newton & Associates, Peter has focused exclusively on Criminal Law. Peter transitioned from an associate to a partner in 2011. Peter is a native of Cape Breton and currently resides in Halifax, NS.