PO Box 685
Sara Siebert is based in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Her law practice is concentrated in the area of criminal defence at the trial and appellate levels. Sara also sits on the Nunavut Criminal Review Board (NCRB) and is Counsel for Elections Nunavut. Before moving to Iqaluit, she worked as a criminal defence staff lawyer for the Legal Services Board of Nunavut and held the positions of Lead Criminal Counsel and Clinic Director for the Kitikmeot Law Centre in Cambridge Bay. Before moving to Nunavut, she maintained a criminal defence practice in Ottawa. In Ottawa, she was Chair of the Board of Directors of the Community Legal Services Ottawa-Centre (2007-2009). From 2007 to 2016 Sara was a Legal Officer (Reserve) with the Office of the Judge Advocate General. In that time, she deployed as a legal advisor on Canadian Forces Operations and was an instructor at the Military Law Centre in Kingston, Ontario.
Ms. Siebert graduated from Dalhousie University with a BA (Hons) in Political Science and International Development Studies (1999). She attended Trinity College, University of Dublin, and received her LLB in 2003 and a Masters in Letters (MLitt) focusing on International Criminal Law in 2005. She also holds a MA (International Affairs) from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA), Carleton University (2009). In 2003 she completed the FLSC National Committee on Accreditation course of studies and in 2004-2005 clerked for Justice Louis LeBel of the Supreme Court of Canada. She was admitted to the Law Society of Upper Canada (now Law Society of Ontario) in 2005, and to the Law Society of Nunavut in 2014.
Ms. Siebert is the Nunavut Council Member for the Federation of Law Societies. She currently serves on the Discipline Committee of the Law Society of Nunavut and is the Learning Group Facilitator for the Nunavut Bar Admissions Course.