Submit an Expression of Interest: Supreme Court of NS (Family Division) Liaison Committee

The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Family Division) Liaison Committee is seeking to fill four vacant membership positions.

This Joint Committee provides a means for ongoing liaison and communication between the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Family Division) and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society about matters of mutual concern and interest and provides an avenue for the Bench and Bar to meet and work towards improvements in practice. 

Experience in the area of child protection is necessary for one vacancy.   Given the recent expansion of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Family Division), we welcome applications from lawyers practicing throughout the province to ensure regional contribution on issues affecting the court. 

If you’re interested in being considered for an appointment, please send the following to Katie Lister, NSBS Governance, Policy & Planning Advisor, at klister@nsbs.org by 4:00 PM Friday, July 30, 2021:

  • A brief expression of interest (max. 1 page) – please describe why you’re interested in a particular committee and the skills, attributes and experience you could bring to that committee’s work.
  • A brief resume (1-2 pages)
  • A completed Skills & Attributes Matrix

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