2021-2023 Member At-Large Acclamations

The following nominees were acclaimed as At-Large Council members for the 2021-2023 term:

M. Ingrid Brodie QC

Chief Crown Attorney (Western), PPS

Read M. Ingrid Brodie’s Bio

M. Ingrid Brodie began her career in 1990, as a staff lawyer with NS Legal Aid in Yarmouth practicing family & criminal law for four years. For the next 16 years, she was a Crown Attorney with the NS Public Prosecution Service (PPS) in Yarmouth then Kentville handling increasingly complex cases. She had a four-year hiatus after 9/11 when she was seconded to the NS Department of Justice in Halifax engaged in strategic planning and policy development regarding issues in policing, counterterrorism, organized crime, and emergency management.

In 2010, Ingrid was appointed Chief Crown Attorney for the Western Region of the NS PPS managing financial, human resource and administration issues as well as supporting all manner of legal work including major cases. She has contributed to two key initiatives in the past ten years as Co-Chair of the NS PPS Equity & Diversity Committee and a steering committee member and assigned Crown to the Mental Health and Drug Treatment Courts based in Kentville. In 2017 she was appointed Queen’s Counsel.

In 2006-2007, she was a member of the Attorney General’s Safer Streets & Communities Task Force. Throughout her career she has served on community not-for-profit boards including Juniper House, NS Coalition for Children and Youth and most recently nine years on the board of PeopleWorx. She has also participated in community committees and volunteering including the VON Infant Daycare Program, the Yarmouth Interagency Committee for the Prevention of Violence, the Annapolis Valley Sexual Violence Partnership, and Girl Guides.

From 2010 -12, she was a mentor in the NSBS Mentorship Program for women lawyers and then on the planning committee and a presenter at the NSBS UnCommon Law event in the Annapolis Valley in 2014.

Angeli Swinamer

MacGillivray Law Office Incorporated – New Glasgow

There is an At-Large member vacancy. This vacancy will be filled by a process to be determined by Council.