Emma practices in the litigation group.
Emma prides herself on developing relationships with her clients and ensuring that she understands their concerns and needs. Emma maintains a general litigation practice with particular interest in construction disputes, sport law, and human rights matters. She has gained experience at various stages of the dispute resolution process.
She was awarded Schulich Academic Excellence Funding to complete an internship with the Hate and Hostility Research Group in Ireland. As part of this internship she contributed to a project funded by the European Union, co-published a journal article on the monitoring of hate crime, and presented at the International Network of Hate Studies Biennial Conference. This diverse research background lends itself well to her litigation practice.
Emma is an active member of the Canadian Bar Association. She is currently the Vice-Chair of the Young Lawyers Section and sits on the Sexual Harassment Work Group for CBA NS which is developing and implementing bystander intervention training on how to address sexual harassment in legal workplaces.
On A Personal Note
Emma was recipient of a Schulich Scholarship and graduated with the Muriel Duckworth Award.
Emma is involved with various community groups. She sits on the Board of Directors for the Dartmouth Heritage Museum Society. She is also involved in the canoe/kayak community through Banook Canoe Club. She grew up paddling at the Club and later coached for 8 years. She has previously served on the Club’s Board of Directors and various committees, and remains involved as a volunteer.