The Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society is pleased to announce that Heather McNeill N.W.L., KC is the 2023 recipient of the Society’s Award for Mi’kmaq & Indigenous Peoples Excellence in the Legal Profession (AMIE).
While Pride Month is in June, the Society walks in Halifax’s Pride Parade and hosts an annual pride reception with the CBA-NS Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Community (SOGIC) during Halifax’s Pride Week (July 20-30, 2023).
Mark your calendar for the 19th annual Pride reception scheduled for July 27th at Stewart McKelvey. Stay tuned for additional details and registration.
You’re invited to join us as we walk legally proud with CBA-NS in the Halifax Pride Parade on July 23rd. Learn more about this event and how to register.Continue reading “Save the Date: 19th Annual Pride Reception”
“Thank you to the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society. I am honoured and humbled to receive this award. As a Canadian with mixed Asian heritage, writing this paper was a deeply engaging and rewarding experience for me."
The Society is seeking nominations for the Award for Mi’kmaq & Indigenous Peoples Excellence in the Legal Profession (AMIE), which recognizes outstanding Mi’kmaq and Indigenous lawyers within Nova Scotia who have contributed to their community, their Nation, the legal profession and to the Society
We are pleased to announce that the Society will welcome a new Director and Advisor to our Equity and Access Office in the coming weeks. The selection of the incoming Director and Advisor is the product of a months-long and nationwide recruitment process. I want to thank the Society’s Equity Committees for their invaluable contributions during the recruitment and interviewing process.