Crown attorney appointed in Yarmouth: Dell Wickens

Dell Wickens has been appointed a Crown attorney in the Yarmouth office of the Public Prosecution Service.

"With 38 years of criminal law experience, Mr. Wickens is a solid addition to our team of Crown attorneys," said Martin Herschorn, Director of Public Prosecutions, who announced the appointment on November 18.

A native of Cape Sable Island, Mr. Wickens graduated in 1972 from Acadia University with a bachelor of arts. In 1976 he graduated from Dalhousie Law School.

Mr. Wickens articled with Irving Pink in Yarmouth. In 1977 he joined the Yarmouth office of Nova Scotia Legal Aid and was later appointed managing lawyer. While with Legal Aid, Mr. Wickens focused mostly on criminal law. He was appointed a Queen's counsel in 2002.

In 2013 Mr. Wickens was appointed a per diem Crown attorney in the Yarmouth office of the Nova Scotia Public Prosecution Service.