Statistical Snapshot

Current statistics about Nova Scotia’s legal profession are available here. See the Snapshots for numbers of practising lawyers and non-practising (including retired) members, years at Bar, geographic distribution, gender and diversity data, types of practice and areas of law.

Rural Practice Map

The Society also provides an interactive map to show the distribution of practising lawyers in non-urban areas of Nova Scotia. Click on each county to find numbers of lawyers, firms and sole practitioners, as well as the names of the firms and sole practitioners in each county (excluding Halifax Regional Municipality and Cape Breton Regional Municipality).