Council Member nominated by the Law Society of the Northwest Territories
Karen Wilford was elected to the Federation Council effective November 2016. Karen has served as the Treasurer, Vice President and President of the Law Society of the Northwest Territories and sits on the LSNT’s Access to Justice Committee.
Karen received her degree from the University of Western Ontario, and was called to the Bar of the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1987. She was called to the bar in Nunavut in 2005, and the bar of the Northwest Territories in 2007. Karen has practiced family law in Ontario, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories and served as the Children’s Lawyer for the NWT. She is currently the Executive Director of the Legal Aid Commission of the NWT.
Karen L. Wilford
Legal Aid Commission of the Northwest Territories
YK Centre East, Third Floor
P.O. Box 1302
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9
Fax: 867. 873.5320