Entries by Lisa Stokkeskog

New Careers Page!

Are you looking join our team? Check out our new Careers page for current employment opportunities: https://www.nslegalaid.ca/careers/

Family Staff Lawyer Positions – HRM

HRM FAMILY LAWYER POSITION X 2 NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID   Position:  Two Family Lawyer positions in HRM.  These are one year contract positions to cover Secondments but with the potential of permanency. Qualifications:  Successful candidate must be a practicing, insured member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society with a thorough understanding […]

Staff Lawyer Position – Bridgewater

STAFF LAWYER POSITION NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID – BRIDGEWATER Position: Staff Lawyer position in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia practicing family and criminal law. This is currently a twelve month (12) contract position to cover Secondment, with potential for permanency. Qualifications: Successful candidate must be a practicing, insured member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ […]

Canadian Superior Courts Judges Association – YouTube Channel

The Canadian Superior Courts Judges Association has launched a YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/judgesincanadalesjugesaucanada) and below is an excerpt from their web page regarding the new educational videos available. ——————– A critical piece in maintaining, preserving and enhancing the Canadian system of justice is educating the public. This is also one of the objectives of the Canadian […]

Home Heating Assistance

For help with heating costs this winter, the following programs are available to Nova Scotia families: Nova Scotia Heating Assistance Rebate Program: https://beta.novascotia.ca/apply-heating-assistance-rebate-heating-assistance-rebate-program The Salvation Army – The Good Neighbour Energy Fund: https://salvationarmy.ca/maritime/home/programs/gnef/?_ga=2.27593212.1508439806.1543591095-1295702875.1543591095

Continuing the Dialogue – National Self-Represented Litigants Project Report

In October 2018, 15 self-represented litigants (SRLs) and 45 justice system representatives took part in facilitated plenary discussions, small working group discussions focused on specific issues related to SRLs and the justice system, listened to panels presented by both SRLs and justice system insiders, and attended small networking events. Below is a copy of the […]

2017-18 Annual Report Summary Booklet

The Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission’s 2017-18 Annual Report Summary Booklet is now available on our website (About Us, Legal Aid Publications) and can be found here:  Annual Report Summary 2017-18

North Preston resident impressed by Land Title Initiative legal services delivered by Nova Scotia Legal Aid Staff Lawyer

In July 2018, Nova Scotia Legal Aid (NSLA) announced that we have commenced providing legal services pursuant to the new Land Title Initiative (LTI) in East Preston, North Preston, Cherry Brook/Lake Loon, Sunnyville and Lincolnville.  In collaboration with a number of government stakeholders, NSLA has been assisting land owners in these communities remove barriers to […]