TRC Education Session: Trauma-Informed Lawyering with Myrna McCallum

Join the Society’s TRC Working Group for their next education session Trauma-Informed Lawyering with lawyer and host of the “The Trauma-Informed Lawyer” podcast Myrna McCallum.

May 26, 2021 12:00 PM-1:00 PM via Zoom

Trauma-informed lawyering is a do-no-further-harm, relational approach to the practice of law which benefits you, your clients, your colleagues and the legal profession generally.

All members are encouraged to attend this free education session.

About Myrna McCallum

Myrna McCallum is a Metis-Cree lawyer and the host of “The Trauma-Informed Lawyer” Podcast. Myrna educates on trauma-informed lawyering, vicarious trauma, cultural humility, and Indigenous intergenerational trauma through keynotes, training sessions, and customized coaching sessions. Prior to founding Miyo Pimatisiwin Legal Services in 2019, Myrna served as an adjudicator in the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement claims process, and was a Crown Prosecutor with the Ministry of the Attorney General in Saskatchewan. When she is not FaceTiming her three grandchildren, educating or podcasting, Myrna is advising, advocating or conducting workplace investigations and reviews. In 2020, the Federal Department of Justice awarded Myrna their first ever Excellence in Legal Practice and Victim Support Award.

About the Society’s TRC Working Group

The TRC Working Group makes recommendations to the Society’s Council on a response to the Calls to Action. In developing recommendations for consideration by Council, the TRC Working Group considers the Society’s role in responding to the Calls to Action and the value in supporting any activities the Society may undertake. Learn more.

Questions? Please contact Kerry Foss at kfoss@nsbs.org.