Released on January 13, 2017
The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce the appointment of Marilyn Penner as a judge to the Provincial Court.
“Judge Penner is an exceptional appointment to the bench,” Justice Minister and Attorney General Gordon Wyant said. “She has made valuable contributions to the legal profession in Saskatoon for more than 20 years. Her diverse experience will certainly enhance the judicial system in our province.”
Judge Penner received a Law Degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1993. She articled at McKercher McKercher Laing and Whitmore in Saskatoon, and practiced at various Saskatoon firms. At the time of her appointment she was a Partner at WMCZ Lawyers. Judge Penner is also trained in mediation and collaborative practice.
Judge Penner has been active in several legal related organizations. She was the President of the Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association, Vice-President of Collaborative Professionals of Saskatchewan Inc., and Saskatchewan Legal Education Society Inc. in addition to being Chair of the Family North section of the Canadian Bar Association.
Judge Penner is a tireless advocate within various community based organizations, while also maintaining active membership on the boards of Saskatchewan Blue Cross and Business and Professional Women of Saskatoon.
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