Entries by Lisa Stokkeskog

Managing Lawyer Position – Yarmouth

MANAGING LAWYER POSITION – YARMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID 1 yr. Contract to Permanent Full-Time Position: Commencing in approximately September 2018 Salary range: Per Legal Aid salary scale based on “Relevant Experience” as determined by the Commission at time of hire, plus benefits. Application deadline is midnight, August 20, 2018 The Nova Scotia […]

Expungement of Historically Unjust Convictions Act

The Parole Board of Canada wishes to share that the Expungement of Historically Unjust Convictions Act is now in force. The Parole Board is inviting applications for expungement from people with criminal records because of convictions of this type. Please see the letter below.  If you have been impacted, please find further details in the […]

Legal Assistant Position – Port Hawkesbury

LEGAL ASSISTANT POSITION NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID – PORT HAWKESBURY Position:  Seeking an experienced Legal Assistant for a one-year contract position located in our Port Hawkesbury Office. Ideal Abilities and Skills: Graduate of a recognized post-secondary paralegal/clerical certificate program or 5 years equivalent work experience. Experience in a law office and have a good working knowledge […]

Free Legal Clinic Coming to Yarmouth for Self-Represented Litigants

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 (Halifax, NS) – Self-represented litigants in Yarmouth and the surrounding communities will soon have access to free legal advice on their civil matters and some family law appeals. The new service is set to begin on Friday, July 6. The Free Legal Clinic, located in the courthouse at 164 Main St., […]

Land Title Initiative Lawyer Roster

Nova Scotia Legal Aid (NSLA) is pleased to announce that it has commenced providing legal services pursuant to the new Land Title Initiative (LTI). In collaboration with a number of government stakeholders, NSLA will assist land owners in removing barriers to obtaining legal title to their land.  This will help to address the unequal treatment […]

Staff and/or Managing Lawyer Position – Yarmouth

MANAGING LAWYER AND/OR STAFF LAWYER POSITION NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID   Position:  Managing Lawyer and/or Staff Lawyer position in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia practicing criminal and family law.  Initial one-year contract with potential to become permanent. Qualifications:  Successful candidate must be a practicing, insured member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society with a […]

Staff Lawyer Position – Truro

STAFF LAWYER POSITION NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID   Position:  Contract Staff Lawyer position in Truro (Northeast Conflict), Nova Scotia practicing family law. Qualifications:  Successful candidate must be a practicing, insured member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society with a thorough understanding of Family Law. Candidate should have experience in representing clients before […]

Financial Services Officer/Analyst Position

NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID COMMISSION FINANCIAL SERVICES OFFICER/ANALYST Position:  Seeking an experienced Financial Services Officer/Analyst for a position located in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia. The Financial Services Officer/Analyst (FSO) will have responsibility for maintaining the accounting system/general ledger of the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission. As well, the FSO will be responsible for due […]

Staff Lawyer Position – Windsor

STAFF LAWYER POSITION NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID   Position:  Contract Staff Lawyer position in Windsor, Nova Scotia practicing family law, with the possibility of some criminal law. Qualifications:  Successful candidate must be a practicing, insured member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society with a thorough understanding of Family Law.  Candidate should have […]

Land Title Initiative Service Now Available

Nova Scotia Legal Aid (NSLA) is pleased to announce that it has hired two Staff Lawyers from African Nova Scotian communities and two Legal Assistants to staff its two Land Title Initiative (LTI) Offices. Our Halifax LTI Office is now open for business and is located at: Suite 402, 5475 Spring Garden Road. The second […]