Brenda Young

Brenda Young

Brenda Young

Fanshawe College

Business Accounting, 1995
Legal Assistant, 1999
Court and Administrative Tribunal Agent, 2001
Human Resource Management, 2002

Community Justice Director, Chippewas of the Thames First Nation

Brenda Young has had a career of “firsts.” She is the first person from her First Nation to become a lawyer, Western Law’s first LFO community leadership in justice fellow, an inaugural Gladue writer and she is the inaugural justice director for her First Nation. She was an Indigenous fellow at the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. She is committed to community service and currently serves with the LSO equity advisory group and the LAO Indigenous issues advisory committee. She also holds a federal appointment to the Human Rights Expert Panel for the Court Challenges Program.