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Inuktitut-speaking lawyer Hunt-Poitras called to bar

August 4, 2019

Jennifer Hunt-Poitras was called to the Northwest Territories bar last week.

Fluent in both Inuktitut and English, Hunt-Poitras is a former CBC North reporter and delivered the news in both languages from 1996 to 2011. She also worked with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission as an Inuit Sub-Commission director.

As a lawyer with Lawson Lundell LLP in Yellowknife, Hunt-Poitras will soon be called to the Nunavut bar.

Hunt-Poitras holds a Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies from Royal Roads University (2015) and was a President’s Scholar Award recipient. She completed a law degree at the University of Victoria.

Read the full article on CBC.