Bencher Matheson appointed to Ontario Superior Court

Posted: 06/27/2013

Madam Justice Wendy MathesonLaw Society Bencher Wendy Matheson has been appointed as an Ontario Superior Court judge.

Madam Justice Matheson, whose appointment was announced on June 7, was elected bencher in 2011.

The previous day, Matheson received The Advocates’ Society Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award recognizes outstanding contributions in the classroom and to the profession.

Madam Justice Matheson practised at Torys LLP beginning in 1998 and was an adjunct professor and lead instructor in intellectual property at Osgoode Hall Law School.

As a bencher, Madam Justice Matheson acted as the vice chair of the Professional Development and Competence committee and was a member of the Articling Task Force, which prepared the Pathways report and recommended the Law Practice Program.