Be part of the Society’s Council as a Southwestern District Council Member

Connect with colleagues across the province and contribute to your profession on the Society’s Council.

Are you a practising lawyer in the Southwestern District? The Nominating Committee invites interested members to submit an expression of interest for a Southwestern District Council member appointment.

As a Council member, you’ll help lead the Society and lend your voice and unique insights to decisions that impact Nova Scotia’s legal profession. This vacancy will be filled by an appointment process.  

If you’re interested in being considered for the appointment, please send the following materials to Jane Willwerth at [email protected] by October 31.

  • A completed Skills & Attributes Matrix
  • A brief expression of interest (max. 1 page)
  • A brief resume (1-2 pages)

Please also review the Council District map to ensure you practise in the Southwestern District (corresponds to the current mailing address on file at the Society). The Southwestern District includes the following counties:

  • Annapolis
  • Shelburne
  • Digby
  • Yarmouth
  • Queens
  • Lunenburg
  • Kings
  • West Hants

We value diversity on Council and welcome applications from members from equity-deserving communities. We also accommodate volunteers who wish to attend meetings via a video link. The Society asks applicants to submit a skills matrix to better understand the skills and backgrounds of members who wish to fill these vacancies.

We value diversity on Council and welcome applications from all employment equity groups. We also have the technology required for volunteers to attend meetings via a video link.

Questions or assistance? Please contact Jackie Mullenger, Senior Director, Governance and Operations, at [email protected].