The Provincial Court of Alberta is proud to welcome four new Judges to the bench, as well as four new Justices of the Peace. These judicial appointments fill existing vacancies, supporting the Court's ability of the court to provide a fair, accessible and timely system of justice for all Albertans.
The four new Judges of the Provincial Court of Alberta are:
Frank Bosscha, KC, who will serve in the Edmonton criminal division, received his bachelor of laws from the University of Victoria in 1990. After a number of senior leadership roles in Alberta’s justice department, he has served as its deputy minister for the last four years. Bosscha’s appointment starts March 27.
Indra L. Maharaj received a master of laws from the University of Manitoba in 2000, and one from the University of Calgary in 2018. She was admitted to the Manitoba bar in 1990 and the Alberta bar in 1997. Maharaj has been appointed to the Calgary criminal division and Calgary regional division, effective March 6.
Thomas D. Marriott, KC, received his bachelor of laws from the University of Alberta in 1988, and was admitted to the Alberta bar the next year. He practises mainly in utility regulation, municipal and administrative law, and professional liability and discipline. He has been appointed to the Edmonton criminal division, effective March 6.
Jordan J. Stuffco, who has been appointed to Edmonton regional division, received his juris doctor in 2003 from the University of Toronto. He was admitted to both the British Columbia bar and Alberta bar in 2004. His legal career primarily focused on criminal matters throughout central and northern Alberta. He has been lead counsel at Stuffco Law since 2012. He is a proud member of the Métis Nation of Alberta. His appointment is effective March 13.
The four new Justices of the Peace of the Provincial Court of Alberta are:
Craig T.A. McDougall, KC, received his bachelor of laws from the University of Alberta in 1993, and was admitted to the Alberta bar the next year. He practises corporate law, venture technology, intellectual property, and technology and information technology licensing and contracting. He has been appointed full time in Edmonton, effective May 8.
Alison Sabo, who will be a part-time justice of the peace in Calgary, received a bachelor of laws degree in 2003 from the University of Alberta, and was called to the Alberta bar in 2004. Sabo has been in-house counsel for the Alberta Utilities Commission for more than 10 years. She starts March 27.
Mathieu St-Germain, who was appointed a full-time justice of the peace in Calgary, received his law degree from the University of Ottawa and was admitted to the Quebec bar in 2006. He was legal counsel for the Calgary Police Service and, most recently, acting general counsel for the Medicine Hat Police Service. St-Germain begins this role March 27.
Kelly W. Wong received her bachelor of laws from the University of Alberta in 2008, and was admitted to the Alberta bar in 2009. Her legal practice primarily focuses on wills and estates, as well as real estate. She has been appointed part-time in Edmonton, effective March 27.