Released on February 14, 2014The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce the appointment of Janet McIvor as a judge to the Provincial Court in Meadow Lake.
“Judge McIvor has an exceptional skill set,” Justice Minister and Attorney General Gordon Wyant said. “For more than 20 years, she has appeared in Provincial Court on various matters and spent several years in northern Saskatchewan. Her extensive experience provides her with a solid understanding of the challenges and communities that she will be serving.”
Judge McIvor graduated from the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan and was called to the Bar in 1988. She began her career as an Associate for Pederson, Rourke and Pinch law firm in Saskatoon. In 1990, she went to work for Saskatoon Legal Aid, appearing at all three levels of court on criminal and family law matters.
Before being appointed to the bench, Judge McIvor spent the past 17 years as a Senior Crown Prosecutor with the Ministry of Justice, both in Meadow Lake and Saskatoon.
Judge McIvor has been involved in professional association, numerous community activities and has provided mentorship to junior lawyers.
For more information, contact: