A new judge will be sitting in Estevan. Michelle R. Brass has been appointed to the Estevan Provincial Court. 

“Judge Brass is an outstanding appointment to the bench,” Justice Minister and Attorney General Don Morgan said. “From sharing her knowledge in the classroom, to providing advice to the ministry, she has made valuable contributions to the legal community in Saskatchewan and Canada for more than 20 years. Her knowledge, experience and skill will certainly enhance the judicial system in our province.”

According to the Government's new release, Judge Brass received a law degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1997.

"She began her career as a lawyer with the Ministry of Justice. She went on to work with Justice Canada, the Indian Specific Claims Commission, Saskatchewan Water Security Agency and most recently with her own practice, Brass Law Office."

"Judge Brass is a Saulteaux woman from the Peepeekisis First Nation of the Treaty 4 Territory of Saskatchewan. She has significant insight and understanding of the cultural and legal jurisdictional differences between First Nations, provinces, Canada and other countries. She has taught at the Wiyasiwewin Mikiwahp Native Law Centre of the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan and has a desire to pass on her knowledge to others."

Judge Wiegers, the previous judge is moving to the Provincial Court in Regina.

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