Department of Justice Canada

Department of Justice Canada

November 28, 2008 16:56 ET

Nova Scotia Judicial Appointment Announced

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 28, 2008) - Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment:

The Honourable Elizabeth Jollimore, a partner with Stewart McKelvey in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia.

Madam Justice Jollimore received a Bachelor of Arts in 1983 and a Master of Arts in 1985 from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Madam Justice Jollimore received a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Toronto in 1987 and was admitted to the Bar of Nova Scotia in 1988. Madam Justice Jollimore was a practitioner with Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt in Toronto in 1998, an associate at Stewart, MacKeen & Covert and successor firms in Halifax, Nova Scotia, from 1988 to 1995, and a litigation partner at Stewart McKelvey in Halifax from 1996 to 2008. Madam Justice Jollimore developed an expertise in family law. In addition, she is a member of several professional associations, including the editorial advisory board of Canadian Family Law Guide and "Family Law Matters."

This appointment is effective immediately.

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