The appointment of two new Crown attorneys was announced today, Sept. 25, by the Public Prosecution Service.
They are Adam McCulley in Halifax and Katrina Trask in Dartmouth.
“Mr. McCulley and Ms. Trask each have a unique legal background,” said Martin Herschorn, director of Public Prosecutions. “Their experience and enthusiasm will be an asset to our team.”
Adam McCulley is from Lower Sackville. He graduated from Mount Saint Vincent University in 2003 with a bachelor of arts and from the Nova Scotia Community College in 2006 with a paralegal diploma.
While working as a litigation paralegal with the child protection team at the Nova Scotia Department of Justice, Mr. McCulley entered the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University graduating in 2017.
He articled with the Nova Scotia Department of Justice.
Mr. McCulley is chair and past treasurer of the Sackville Heights Community Centre Board. He is a certified Hockey Canada coach.
A native of Winnipeg, Ms. Trask graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2008 with a bachelor of arts and in 2012 with a juris doctor.
Ms. Trask articled with Taylor McCaffrey in Winnipeg. In 2013, she was appointed a research lawyer with the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal. In 2016 she was appointed decisions administrator for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. In 2018 she was appointed a Crown prosecutor for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice in North Battleford.
Ms. Trask is a former board member of the Canadian Centre on Disability Studies and has volunteered with the National Self-Represented Litigants Project, the Provincial Council of Women of Manitoba and the Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba.
She is fluent in both official languages.