Carruthers MacDonell & Robson was founded in 1975 in its current location at the Shubenacadie Professional Centre at 5 Mill Village Road, Nova Scotia. Robert A. Carruthers joined the firm in 1977 as article clerk and the firm became Carruthers & Associates in 1980.
The firm expanded to become Carruthers & MacDonell in 1993 when Joseph MacDonell joined the firm.  It again expanded in 2009, when Kerri-Ann Robson became a partner and it became Carruthers MacDonell & Robson.
Carruthers MacDonell & Robson is a full service law firm, with three lawyers and eight support staff serving a wide range of clients, primarily in Colchester County, Halifax Regional Municipality and Hants County, but also through the remainder of Nova Scotia.