About Barb

Background
  • Public and high school in New Liskeard, Ontario
  • B.A. University of Toronto
  • Producer/director CITY-TV, CFTO TV, CTV prior to and during Osgoode Hall Law School
  • Called 1986
  • Practised litigation in small and large firms
  • Partner, Bennett Jones LLP since 2005
  • Bencher LSUC 2011-2015
Professional Service
  • LSUC Vice-chair Professional Development and Competence Committee and Co-chair Retention of Women working group
  • LSUC member of Access to Justice, Equity, Government Relations Committees
  • Director, LawPro 2011-2015
  • Regional Co-Chair, Court House Series, 2005-2015, running in Sudbury, Kingston, Thunder Bay, Windsor, London, Hamilton, Kitchener, Ottawa, Toronto
  • Assessor Arnup Cup, Instructor Do A Trial and Summer Trial Advocacy College
  • Trustee and President, The Lawyers Club 1994-2001
  • Director, The Advocates’ Society 2002-2005
  • Member, The Advocates’ Society Education Committee 2002-present
  • Member IPIC, CBA, OBA, TLA and WLAO
Community Service
  • Chair and Director
    Casey House Foundation
    (HIV/AIDS Hospice 1996-1999)
  • Chair and Director
    Ovarian Cancer Canada
    (1999 – 2010)
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