2018 NSBS Recognition Reception

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Event date: 
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 16:00 to 18:00
Name of Organization: 
Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
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Regency Room, Prince George Hotel, 1715 Market St., Halifax

Frank DeMont QC, President of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, invites you to attend the


November 23, 2018 | 4:00 to 6:00 pm

Regency Room, Prince George Hotel

1715 Market St., Halifax


Please join the Society in celebrating excellence in Nova Scotia’s legal profession, as we present the 2018 Distinguished Service Award to Lawrence (Larry) K. Evans QC of Port Hawkesbury, Cape Breton. Larry recently retired from EMM Law where he was a partner for 40 years.

We will also present Bill Fairbanks QC and Carl Holm QC with their 50-Year Practising Certificates

Several law student achievements will also be honoured: 

  • Nico J. Jones, articled clerk at Stewart McKelvey, is recipient of the 2018 NSBS Presidents’ Leadership Award;
  • Rabiah Murium and Hilary Angrove, second-year law students at the Schulich School of Law, both received the 2018 NSBS Presidents' Leadership Internship scholarship. This past summer, Rabiah interned at Halifax Partnership and Hilary at Common Good Solutions in Halifax
  • D’Arcy Leitch received the 2018 Race and the Law Essay Prize for his paper, "The Constitutionality of Classification: Aboriginal Overrepresentation and Security Policy in Canadian Federal Penitentiaries".

If you plan to attend on November 23, please RSVP by November 7 to Anne Broughm at abroughm@nsbs.org or 902-422-1491.

The Recognition Reception is an annual opportunity to honour Nova Scotia lawyers and law students for contributions that demonstrate the profession’s commitment to excellence in law, community service and access to justice.