A Northern Lawyer
Keywords:Northern Law, Northern Lawyer, Legal Practice, Northwest Territories Law
I am currently a settler lawyer practising at a small private firm in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories—Chief Drygeese Territory, traditional home of the Weledeh Yellowknives Dene and North Slave Métis. Currently my practice varies widely and includes a busy criminal law practice. About a year ago I returned to Yellowknife after articling and being called to the bar in Iqaluit, Nunavut, and, more importantly, living there for three years. I had left my job as a Crown prosecutor in Nunavut in part because as I was raised in Yellowknife, and have friends and family here, I felt that it was approaching time to return home, to my own northern community. ...
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