Brenna Hurley

Brenna joined LAO in July, 2012 and is the organization's Stakeholder Relations Coordinator. She completed her Bachelor of Public Relations from Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Brenna has a PR background that includes internal communications, social media, and stakeholder relations. She loves to cook (and apologizes if you’ve ever been on the receiving end of a new recipe), and has a passion for travelling, skiing, and strong coffee. Follow her on Twitter at @LAO_BHurley.


Connecting Ottawa: Linking people with communications challenges to legal information

When people have difficulty communicating, they have difficulty accessing justice. This is the theme for the recently-established Connecting Ottawa/Connexion Ottawa network. Spearheaded by South Ottawa Community Legal Services (SOCLS), Connecting Ottawa/Connexion Ottawa is comprised of over 42 community agencies across the city. Its goal is to better link agency clients with a communication-related impairment with […]

Dean Feldthusen: “This is my Canada”

Long before his tenure as Dean of Law at the University of Ottawa, Bruce Feldthusen played an active role in poverty law services. A strong advocate for the provision of french-language legal services and a tireless supporter for Student Legal Aid Services Societies, he has worn many hats. And now, after 13 years, Dean Feldthusen stepped down on June 30.