Past President 2018-2019
Sheila MacPherson was nominated a Federation Council member by the Law Society of the Northwest Territories in 2012. She served as Federation President for the 2017-2018 term. Sheila is a senior civil litigator in the private sector in Yellowknife, and routinely advises and represents both the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Nunavut on legal issues before courts. She also presently serves as the Law Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories.
Sheila obtained her law degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax in 1987. She was admitted to the Law Society of the Northwest Territories in 1988, and to the Law Society of Nunavut in 1999. Sheila served as President of the Law Society of the Northwest Territories in 1997, and served again as President of the law society in 2011.
Sheila M. MacPherson
Lawson Lundell LLP
Suite 200, 4915 – 48 Street
P.O. Box 818
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N6