Nova Scotia

Cindy G. Cormier named Supreme Court of Nova Scotia judge

Cindy G. Cormier, a lawyer with the Nova Scotia Department of Justice since 2002, has been appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia's family division.

Cormier received her law degree from Dalhousie University in 1999

Cindy G. Cormier's appointment as a judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia takes effect immediately.

Cindy G. Cormier, a lawyer with the Nova Scotia Department of Justice since 2002, has been appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia's family division.

According to a news release issued by the federal justice department, Cormier has four degrees from Dalhousie University and received her law degree in 1999.

She was admitted to the bar in 2000, and worked with Ferrier Kimball Dumke in Bridgewater and the firm Sealy Cornish O'Neill in Dartmouth where her main areas of practice were family law and child protection.

In 2001 and 2002, she was a provincial coordinator with the Nova Scotia Department of Community Services' Training Services Section and a barrister and solicitor with Nova Scotia Legal Aid in Halifax.

The appointment takes effect immediately.