Janice has been advising and advocating on behalf of clients since 1989, concentrating in the areas of family law and wills and estates. A skilled negotiator and trial lawyer, Janice is committed to helping her clients resolve difficult issues by providing candid, practical advice and representation. Janice was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2018 and 2019 in the field of Family Law.
Janice enjoys being a mentor to junior lawyers. She has served as Chair of the Supreme Court Family Liaison Committee and as a member of the Professional Standards (Family) Committee. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, the Nova Scotia Association of Collaborative Professionals, and Alliance Française (Halifax).
She has served as an elected representative on Bar Council and has been an active volunteer with many community and professional groups including Alice Housing and the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission.