Contact Us

Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
Cogswell Tower
800–2000 Barrington Street
Halifax NS   B3J 3K1
T: 902 422-1491
F: 902 429-4869

Effective November 1, 2021, the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society’s office will be a mandatory vaccination facility which means that anyone entering the office (800–2000 Barrington Street, Halifax NS) must be fully vaccinated in accordance with public health guidelines (currently two weeks post your second dose) and must provide proof of vaccination status. Learn more.

To connect with us:

  • Call our main switchboard at 902-422-1491
  • Email our staff – review our staff directory
  • Drop mail/parcels in our designated drop boxes outside of our office
  • Visit our office in person – to ensure we’re accessible to the public that we serve, our reception is open Tuesdays and Fridays starting Tuesday, November 2, 2021. If you choose to visit our office in person, please have your proof of vaccination status prepared.

NSBS Library

The Society’s Library will re-open on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, to members/authorized secondary clientele on Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment only. Library appointments are for a maximum of 60 minutes, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. Appointments are available at 9 am, 10:30 am and 2 pm. Please note that you must be fully vaccinated and you are required to bring AND wear your own face covering. Learn more about the Library’s appointment system. “Curbside” pick-up and drop-off is still available.

Please note that we do not require paper copies of applications: 

Note that you can scan documents using most smartphones.

Staff Directory

Executive Director’s Office

Jacqueline Mullenger
Acting Executive Director

Broughm, Anne

Executive Assistant to the Executive Director
Lister, KatieGovernance, Policy & Planning Advisor
MacAulay, BernadineGeneral Counsel
Crowther, ColleenParalegal
Willwerth, JaneStrategy & Engagement Advisor

Equity & Access

Dickison, JenniferEquity & Access Manager
Toppo, JubantiEquity & Access Advisor

Human Resources & Communications

Cox, Sharon Human Resources & Operations Manager
Deschenes, ColletteCommunications Advisor
Mullenger, CindyReceptionist

Education & Credentials

Pink, JenniferActing Director, Education & Credentials
Connor, PamExecutive Assistant to Education & Credentials Director
Ferguson-Eagan, CaronStaff Lawyer, Education & Credentials
O’Connor, AlanaEducation & Credentials Advisor
McCleave, RobStaff Lawyer, Legal Services Support

Finance & Administration

Shewan, KateDirector, Finance & Administration
Foss, KerryExecutive Assistant to Finance & Administration Director
Benoit, PierreTechnology & Systems Manager
MacNeill, JocelynTrust Assurance Auditor
Hosking, ErikaAccounting Administrator
McInnis, MhairiTrust Assurance Administrator
Trenholm, DarleneController
Zhang, RebeccaInformation Technology Administrator

Library & Information Services

NOTE: Please direct all general library queries & questions here.

Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society – Library & Information Services
The Law Courts, seventh floor 
1815 Upper Water Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia  B3J 1S7

T: 902 425 2665 
Toll-free: 1 866 219 1202 – members only
F: 902 422 1697

Haimes, JenniferLibrary Technician
Woo Shue, LisaLibrary Technician

Professional Responsibility

NOTE: If you have a concern with a lawyer, please use our online intake form or email While our Intake Line remains open at 902-422-1491, we are currently experiencing a high volume of calls. You may find it more efficient to use the online intake form or send us an email.

Taillon, AndrewDirector, Professional Responsibility
Doyle, JessicaExecutive Assistant to Professional Responsibility Director
Cumming, ElaineProfessional Responsibility Counsel
Turcotte-Roy, CatherineStaff Lawyer, Complaints & Investigations
Manning, TammyStaff Lawyer, Complaints & Investigations