The Government of Canada announced the appointment of the Honourable Justice Mary T. Moreau to the Supreme Court of Canada.
Chief Justice Moreau completed her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta. In 1980, she was called to the Alberta bar and practiced primarily in criminal law, constitutional law, and civil litigation. In 1994, she was appointed a judge of the Court of King’s Bench of Alberta. In 2017, she was appointed Chief Justice of that court. She has served 29 years on the Court of King’s Bench of Alberta. Throughout her legal career, Chief Justice Moreau has also been actively involved in judicial education, administration, and ethics in Canada and abroad.
Chief Justice Moreau replaces retired Justice Russell Brown. LESA extends the warmest congratulations to Chief Justice Moreau as she begins this new chapter.