Our very own Jill Lewis was interviewed yesterday by the CBC, discussing the changes to extended parental leave proposed in the 2017 Federal Budget. The proposal allows parents to take an extended parental leave of up to 18 months. The benefit rate for extended leave will be 33%, compared to the existing rate of 55% for 12 months.
Our very own Lanise Hayes was recently quoted in the Law Times article “Indian Act ‘paternalistic’ on will-making”. The article discussed Wills for Indigenous Canadians subject to the Indian Act who live on reserves.
Nelligan O’Brien Payne has been selected for inclusion in the second edition of Best Offices Ottawa magazine! Published by the Ottawa Business Journal, Best Offices Ottawa 2017 profiles six of the most notable workplaces in the National Capital Region.
This morning our very own Pam MacEachern appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada in the case of Jeffrey G. Ewert v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada (the Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada, the Warden of Kent Institution and the Warden of Mission Institution). Pam was co-counsel for the interveners, the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) and the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies (CAEFS).
On Friday, staff and lawyers at Nelligan O’Brien Payne came to work dressed in orange for Orange Shirt Day, in recognition of the harm the residential school system did to thousands of Indigenous children across Canada
On Sunday, September 17th, members of Nelligan O’Brien Payne laced up their runners and hit the pavement bright and early for the 37th Annual Terry Fox Run. We could not have asked for a more beautiful day to spend time with family and friends while also supporting The Terry Fox Foundation.
Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP has been voted one of the top Ontario regional firms by Canadian Lawyer.
Nine Nelligan O’Brien Payne partners have been listed in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada!
On Friday, August 18th members of Nelligan O’Brien Payne boarded the Canadian Blood Services “Give Life Shuttle” and headed over to the Shaw Centre to donate much needed blood.
Last week our very own Craig O’Brien received recognition from United Way Ottawa for his volunteer contributions. He is one of the recipients of the Community Builder Awards, and was featured in a recent story.