Lawyer Monthly - Women In Law Awards 2024

16 Lawyer Monthly Women in Law Awards 2024 and who has been practicing family law longer than I have. She was inviting me to speak at a conference. Her words made me tear up; she called me a “rockstar” and conveyed to me just how respected I am in the legal community. It was so touching. I know that people know who I am in New Brunswick, but to know that they are really watching and want to learn from me is very humbling and warms my heart and cheeks. Your firm’s active participation in this year’s International Women’s Day across multiple cities is admirable. Can you share a memorable moment or impact from this year’s celebrations? International Women’s Day is a big day for me and my team. We are women! We love supporting women and we love seeing other women killing it! It is a special day for us to leave work early and celebrate being successful women, mothers, sisters, friends, grandmothers, aunts and so on. It was an honor for us to represent in Fredericton, Moncton and Miramichi this year. Other female groups wanted us to participate in their celebrations. We certainly felt the love from the community at large. I believe our communities see us as positive role models. Many people respect how we conduct ourselves and the love and, kindness and generosity we habitually show to the public. A memorable moment from this year’s celebrations was when one of the organizers of an event we were invited to and attended said that their group had “moved up in the world” by having us agree to attend and speak to their attendees. They made us feel that by accepting their invitation to attend and say a few words to their guests had elevated their event. What a compliment!! How does your firm decide on the themes or messages to share when speaking to groups of women, and what has been the response? There are a lot of demands placed on women to succeed not only at work but also at home, to be all things to everyone. Most women are exhausted, yet they get up every day with the same vigor to do it all again. Why? Because most women measure their success by how helpful they are to those they love, and by how much they “There are so many life lessons to be learned in this field such as the importance of diversity, human rights, politics, and cultural uniqueness.” Family Law Litigation Lawyer of the Year

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