Folami Jones

Folami Jones

Articled Clerk

About Folami

Folami is an indigenous African-Nova Scotian whose community dates back over 400 years in Nova Scotia. She is completing her articles at McInnes Cooper’s Halifax office. Folami is interested in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Governance, Estate Law, General Litigation and Labour and Employment. She earned a Bachelor of Science in health as a midwife, Practical Nurse Diploma, and finished her Master’s in Education (Thesis uncomplete). She graduated with a Juris Doctor (JD) from the Schulich School of Law in 2021, with the distinguished Judge Corrine Sparks Award and the Muriel Duckworth Discretionary Award. Folami held a senator’s seat in 2019 at Dalhousie as a student representative, and became the Vice-President of Dalhousie Black Law Student Association in 2020. Furthermore, she was a guest speaker at the Dalhousie Science Society Symposium and the Speak Truth to Power series. Folami sat on the Dalhousie’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion committee, and currently sits on the Advisory Council of Dalhousie’s African Nova Scotian Strategy.

Education

  • J.D., Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University (2021)
  • B.H.Sc. (Midwifery), Ryerson University (2009)