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COVID-19 FAQs for Lawyers

The Nova Scotia Government expects to transition to phase 5 of the COVID-19 reopening plan on October 4, 2021. This transition to phase 5 includes easing public health measures and moving towards living with COVID-19. Learn more about the province’s phase 5 reopening plan.  

The Society’s COVID-19 FAQs for Lawyers will support you as you prepare your office and adapt procedures as we transition to phase 5: living with COVID-19. 

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Equity in Action: Valuing Diverse Experiences in Hiring

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Does your workplace value diverse experiences in hiring?

Our Equity in Action blog series is moving on to step four from our Six Steps to Make Your Legal Workplace more Equitable – valuing diverse experiences in hiring. Some of the most valued experiences in hiring are inaccessible to people, often for financial reasons.

Let’s review two scenarios that you or your colleagues may find yourselves in:

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Trauma-Informed Lawyering: The Duty to Do Better in the Era of Truth & Reconciliation

Join the Society's Truth and Reconciliation Working Group for a virtual education session Trauma-Informed Lawyering: The Duty to Do Better in the Era of Truth & Reconciliation with lawyer and host of the “The Trauma-Informed Lawyer” podcast Myrna McCallum.

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