Sarah is a Partner at McInnes Cooper, specializing in Immigration & Employment law. 

Sarah holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society and is the past Chair of the CBA-NS Citizenship and Immigration Section. 

Sarah is actively engaged in her community; she offers pro bono legal services to individuals through the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia and was a partner in implementing the Halifax chapter of the Refugee Sponsorship Support Program. Sarah is currently a member of the NSCAD Board of Governors. 

It is of particular interest to Sarah to contribute to the YMCA because of the critical role it plays within the immigrant community in Nova Scotia. She is passionate about increasing our immigrant population in our Province, and to dedicating resources to ensure proper settlement supports are in place for our immigrants.