Entries by Lisa Stokkeskog

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 […]

2018-2019 Business Plan

We are pleased to share the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission’s 2018-2019 Business Plan which can be found here:  NS Legal Aid Commission 2018-2019 Business Plan. The Business Plan can also be found in Legal Aid Publications under the About Us tab.

Staff Lawyer Position – Sydney

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

Staff Lawyer Position – Sydney

STAFF LAWYER POSITION NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID   Position:  Contract Staff Lawyer position in Sydney, 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 the courts. […]

Legal Aid Bears

Pictured are some of the NSLA Bears in support of Bear Witness Day on May 10th. In our Yarmouth Office, Bear couldn’t make it so his friend Moose visited. Further details regarding this initiative can be found at: https://fncaringsociety.com/BearWitness