There are currently vacancies on the Society’s Supreme Court Liaison Committee. The Committee seeks representation from outside Halifax, in particular from Cape Breton and the Western Counties, but encourages applications from any interested candidates.Continue reading “Call for Expressions of Interest: Supreme Court Liason Committee & Law Office Management Standards Committee”
Acting in the public interest, the Society is the trusted and respected regulator of the legal profession. We provide leadership, value and support to a competent, ethical, diverse and engaged legal profession. We work with the legal profession to enhance access to legal services and to uphold the rule of law.
Change is coming to the Society’s Bar Admission Program for new clerks starting articles in June 2020 and for clerks who begin articles after November 1, 2019.
It’s my pleasure, as the Society’s President, to introduce this plan on behalf of the Society and your 2019-2020 Council.Continue reading “Strategic Planning through Consultation, Collaboration & Communication”
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
On Wednesday, September 25 a hearing panel of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society issued a Notice of Resolution regarding charges against Jason Boudrot.
The Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society has referred to the Hearing Committee charges against R. Blois Colpitts, a member of the Society, who voluntarily withdrew from the practice of law effective April 6, 2018, pending the outcome of his criminal appeal.