Sylvie Thériault named President of the AJEFNE.
Sylvie Theriault’s devotion to the Acadian and Francophone community was recently recognized when she was named President of the Association des juristes d’expression française de la Nouvelle-Écosse (AJEFNE).
As a member of the AJEFNE Board of Directors since 2016, Sylvie sees the work they do as a very important part of her community. During her two year term as President, Sylvie will play an integral role in this non-profit organization’s mission to facilitate and improve access to legal services in French.
Congratulations, Sylvie! About the AJEFNE
The AJEFNE is a non-profit organization whose mission is to refer, guide and offer the necessary tools to the Acadian and Francophone population, lawyers, its members and partners to facilitate and improve access to legal services in French.
The AJEFNE was formed in 1994 and has taken on various projects since then. Notably, the AJEFNE has been running a bilingual Access to Justice Centre located on Brunswick Street in Halifax since 2014. Its bilingual lawyers offer free, confidential consultations, on site or by phone, in all areas of law.