Michelle Kelly Recognized for Commitment to Mentorship

October 2, 2020

Congratulations to Michelle Kelly, recipient of the 2020 Atlantic Excellence in Mentoring Award.

The award was presented at the Advocates Society’s Atlantic Symposium on October 2 in Halifax, NS.

The Atlantic Excellence in Mentoring Award honours advocates who have shown outstanding commitment to and excellence in mentoring other lawyers in Atlantic Canada.

Michelle is an insurance defence and commercial litigator in our Halifax office. Throughout her career, Michelle has committed her time and experience to the support and encouragement of more junior lawyers. She promotes diversity and inclusion in the profession through mentorship and demonstrates a high degree of integrity and professionalism as a role model for young advocates.

Michelle is currently chair of the Gender Equity Committee for the Nova Scotia Barristers Society. She is the recent past-chair of The Coalition of Provincial and Territorial Advisory Councils on the Status of Women consisting of advisory bodies from across the country working together to advance women’s issues on a national level.

Congratulations Michelle on this well-deserved award.