Brief Biographical Note of Justice Jean L. MacFarland

Jean L. MacFarland was appointed a judge of the Ontario Court of Appeal on November 19, 2004.

She was first appointed to the High Court of Justice of the Supreme Court of Ontario, now the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, on September 23, 1987. She served as Regional Senior Justice for the Central East Region from 1990 to 1996. Prior to her initial appointment to the Bench, she practised in litigation with Smiley, Allingham, MacFarland & Stortini.

Jean L. MacFarland received a Bachelor of Laws from Queen’s University in 1971 and was admitted to the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1973. She shares her life with two amazing and wonderful sons Harry and Jackson.

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