NS Chapter President
Alicia Arana-Stirling received her BA in English, Sociology and Social Anthropology from Dalhousie University and her LLB from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. She was admitted to the Nova Scotia Barristers Society in 2006. She practices in the area of labour, employment and human rights with the Nova Scotia Department of Justice. Alicia currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Racial Equity Committee of the NS Barrister’s Society and President of the Nova Scotia Chapter of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers. Alicia is originally from the Caribbean and Central America but has called Halifax her home for the past fifteen years. She enjoys volunteering in her community and has worked with many organizations in a legal and non-legal capacity, including the Out from the Cold Shelter, Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia and the Halifax North Library.