Crown Attorneys Appointed in Yarmouth

The appointment of two new Crown attorneys in Yarmouth was announced today, Feb. 6, by the Public Prosecution Service.

They are Misty Morrison and McFarlane (Marc) Njoh.

“Both Ms. Morrison and Mr. Njoh are excellent additions to our team of Crown attorneys,” said Martin Herschorn, director of public prosecutions. “Their experience and backgrounds make them a valuable asset to the Public Prosecution Service.”

Ms. Morrison is from Danvers, Digby Co. She graduated in 2000 from Dalhousie University with a bachelor of science in psychology, in 2008 from Dalhousie Law School, and in 2013 from St. Francis Xavier University with a bachelor of education.

Ms. Morrison articled with the Nova Scotia Department of Justice and in 2009 was appointed a staff lawyer in the Annapolis Royal office of Nova Scotia Legal Aid. In 2010, she was appointed as a tutor with the Black Educators Association in Weymouth. She has also worked as a co-ordinator of Race Relations Cross Cultural Understanding and Human Rights for two school boards.

After working as a substitute teacher for the 2015-16 school year, she joined Oliver Janson Law Inc. in Digby where she concentrated on criminal and family law and worked as a per diem Crown.

Ms. Morrison is a board member of the Western Regional Enterprise Network and the Council on African Canadian Education.

Mr. Njoh is a native of Cameroon. He graduated in 2013 from Dalhousie University with a bachelor of arts in political science and in 2016 from Dalhousie’s Schulich School of Law.

He articled with Stewart McKelvey in Halifax and in 2017 began working as a per diem Crown attorney.

Mr. Njoh has served as president of the Association of Cameroonians in Nova Scotia, secretary general of the African Diaspora Association of the Maritimes and vice-president of the Dalhousie Law Students Association.

Source: Release

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