We know that recent events have created significant challenges for you as you try to meet your legal and ethical obligations while still trying to serve your clients and ensure you and your staff remain safe. The way we all work and interact has radically changed.
As a result of enhanced directives from the Province of Nova Scotia and the state of emergency, Nova Scotia Legal Aid (NSLA) Offices are now closed to the public.
Due to current orders from public health authorities, Council meetings will not be held in public until further notice.
The Society’s Director of Professional Responsibility, Victoria Rees will retire effective Friday, March 27, 2020. owing an open competition and rigorous selection process, Andrew Taillon has accepted the position of Director, Professional Responsibility and he will assume this role effective March 23, 2020
Notice from HRM: COVID-19 and Service of Legal Documents on the Municipality
As part of our response to COVID-19, legal documents
and appeals will no longer be accepted in person at City
Hall. Residents and law firms are asked to fax these
documents to 902-490-4208 or send by email to
We have developed a page on our website with guidance and information to support you in the practice of law and delivery of legal services in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.