Access to Justice Week: Rural Access to Justice

About this event

In this session we will discuss access to justice challenges specific to communities in rural Atlantic Canada with a focus on family justice

Join us to hear justice professionals from across rural Atlantic Canada discuss the various challenges presented by the access to justice crisis in their region. Panelists will share and compare challenges in their respective regions and discuss possible solutions. Our panelists are:

Renée L.F. Appleby- President of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, partner at Appleby Picco Law in Marystown, NL.

Jillian Barrington – Chair of NSBS Rural Practice Working Group and practitioner in Sydney, Nova Scotia at Sheldon Nathanson Law.

Emma Chilton – Publications Manager at Community Legal Information, based in Prince Edward Island.

Anastacia L. Merrigan – practitioner in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia at Hicks Lemoine Law.