Entries by Lisa Stokkeskog

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 […]

2017-18 Annual Report

The Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission’s 2017-18 Annual Report is now available on our website and can be found here:  2017-18 Annual Report

Staff Lawyer Position – Dartmouth Criminal Office

STAFF LAWYER POSITION NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID DARTMOUTH CRIMINAL OFFICE   Position:  Staff Lawyer position in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia practicing criminal and social justice law.  This is an eighteen month (18) contract position. Qualifications:  Successful candidate must be a practicing, insured member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society with a thorough understanding […]

NSLA Indigenous Social Worker at Native Council of Nova Scotia AGM

Pictured is Crystal Hill, Indigenous Social Worker, at the Native Council of Nova Scotia’s Annual General Meeting in Truro on September 15, 2018. By attending the AGM of the NCNS, Crystal was able to connect with the off-reserve Indigenous population across the Province.  This was an opportunity made available to Crystal through developed networks at […]

Staff Lawyer Position – Truro

STAFF LAWYER POSITION NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID TRURO   Position:  Staff Lawyer position in Truro, Nova Scotia, practicing family and social justice law.  This is an eighteen month (18) contract position to cover a secondment. Qualifications:  Successful candidate must be a practicing, insured member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society with a […]