Kent has practiced law in Halifax for the last 30 years and was a graduate of Dalhousie University in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science degree and graduated from the Dalhousie Law School in 1983.
Born and raised in Halifax, this has always been his home and he has been active in the local community being one of founding members and former president of the Rotary Club of Halifax Harbourside.
Kent has a very active and busy real estate, commercial law, and civil litigation practice. He gets a great satisfaction seeing clients establish their own small business and considers many of his longstanding clients his friends.
He has served as a corporate director for a publicly traded resource company that was the first Canadian company headquartered in Atlantic Canada to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange.
Kent is a former commissioner of the Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission and served from 2000 to 2005.
He is presently serving on the board of the Law Foundation of Nova Scotia.
B.Sc (Hons) Dalhousie University, 1978, LLB. Dalhousie University, 1983, Professional Directorship Gammon Gold Inc. Independent Director, 2005 – 2010.