Antigonish native Cindy Murray one of four appointments to the Nova Scotia Supreme Court and Court of Appeal

Posted at 9:17 am on July 19, 2017 | Filed Under: News

The managing lawyer for the Antigonish Legal Aid office, Cindy Murray, is headed to the bench. Justice Minister and Attorney-General Judy Wilson-Raybould has

Cindy Murray

announced Murray will become a judge in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia in Halifax.  Murray, an Antigonish native, and a graduate of St. FX and the UNB law school, has been with legal aid since 1993.

Murray replaces Justice John Murphy, who became a supernumerary judge last year.  Other appointments include lawyer Christa Brothers, a partner in the Stewart McKelvey law firm, who also becomes a Supreme Court Justice in Halifax.   Anne Derrick a Provincial and Family Courts judge, becomes a justice in the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal.