Browse below to find out about some of Legal Info Nova Scotia's recent innovative initiatives providing Nova Scotians with practical help to deal with everyday legal problems.

Members of the media please contact Heather de Berdt Romilly at [email protected] with any questions about these initiatives, or with questions about Legal Info Nova Scotia generally. 

We also have a list of Nova Scotia lawyers who have agreed to speak with the media on legal topics in their primary practice areas, so please get in touch if you need a contact on a particular legal issue and we will try to help.

  • Make your personal directive

    March 27, 2020 CBC Information  Morning: Listen to Professor Jocelyn Downie from Dalhousie's Schulich School of Law talk about the importance of making a personal directive, and how to use the Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia's Read More
  • Dividing family property when a relationship ends

    February 6, 2020 CBC Maritime Noon: Listen to Nicholas LeBlanc, one of the Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia's Legal Information Line Counsellors, talk about various laws relating to common law relationships, how family property Read More
  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

    LISNS is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a five year project to address sexual harassment in the workplace for employees.  This project is funded by the Department of Justice Canada and Justice Read More
  • Reforming Justice

    Reforming Justice  by Heather de Berdt Romilly, Executive Director of the Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (LISNS),  February 1, 2019, Chronicle Herald 'Commentary: Lawyers Develop Tools to help citizens avoid legal trouble'.  I was very interested Read More
  • LISNS co-recipient of IWK Board Community Excellence Award

    LISNS co-recipient of IWK Board Community Excellence Award Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 (Halifax, NS) – The Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (LISNS) is honoured to be the co-recipient with McInnes Cooper of the 2018 IWK Board of Directors’ Award for Community Excellence, for Read More
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