Two Local Women Appointed to Provincial Court
Cassandra Malfair, who has been a Crown Counsel in Prince George as a senior trial Crown and Susan Mengering who also has Crown Counsel experience are two of six Provincial Court Judges appointed by the Province today.
The appointments are to offset upcoming retirements.
Judge Cassandra Malfair’s experience includes insolvency and constitutional law, as well as regulatory experience in securities and insurance. After graduating with an LLB from UBC in 2000, Malfair held positions in two firms in private practice in Vancouver and Calgary before joining the Ministry of Justice in 2007.
Judge Susan Mengering has spent most of her career in criminal law since her graduation with an LLB from UBC in 2000. Since 2003, Mengering has served as Crown counsel for the Ministry of Justice and initially prosecuted cases in
Fort Ware/TsayKeh, Mackenzie, Valemount and McBride. Now based primarily in Prince George, she has worked on increasingly complex files as a trial lawyer and volunteers with community organizations.
Their appointments take effect January 9th.