Alycia Novacefski

Articled Clerk

Suite 900, Purdy’s Wharf Tower One
1959 Upper Water St.
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 3N2



Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2019 (expected)

Stewart McKelvey’s articled clerks – many of whom are also musicians, adventure travelers, athletes and more – play an active role in client meetings, closings, mediations, administrative hearings, examinations for discovery, trials and more and are encouraged to pursue their diverse personal and community interests outside of the Firm. The Firm’s rigorous professional development program provides clerks with the breadth and depth of experience needed to build a career in litigation, advocacy or business law and is supported by the Firm’s formal and informal mentorship opportunities.

Education & Career


Queen’s University, JD, 2018
Certificate in International Commercial Arbitration, International Chamber of Commerce (Paris, France), 2016
Certificate in International Business Law, Bader International Study (UK), 2016
Dalhousie University, BA (honours), 2014


Caseworker, Queen’s Business Law Clinic, 2016 – 2017
Senior associate editor, Queen’s Law Journal, 2015 – 2018
Volunteer, Pro Bono Students Canada, 2015 – 2017
Volunteer, The Action Group on Access to Justice, 2016
Volunteer, Sexual Assault Center & Victim Witness Assistance Program, 2015 – 2016
Member, Positive Space, 2015 – present
Research assistant to associate professor, 2013 – 2014
Volunteer, Out of the Cold Shelter, 2011 – 2012


Dalhousie University Dean’s List Award
Fairfax Financial Scholarship
Entrance Scholarship
Knights of Columbus Scholarship