Ellen Anderson

Ellen Anderson is a partner at Gibson & Adams LLP in Barrie where she practices in the area of family law and other civil law matters. She worked for several years as a teacher and took time to raise her children before she embarked on her legal career. She was awarded the Canadian Bar Association Viscount Bennett Fellowship to write the authorized biography of Madam Justice Bertha Wilson (1999). She is currently involved in the Justicia Project of the Law Society of Upper Canada and is a member of the Simcoe County Law Association, the Simcoe County Family Law Lawyers Association, the Canadian Bar Association and the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association. Ellen Anderson can be reached at anderson@gibsonandadams.ca.

Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History Books

Judging Bertha Wilson: Law As Large As Life (Toronto: The Osgoode Society and University of Toronto Press, 2001), 472 pp. Winner of the Alison Prentice Award of the Ontario Historical Society for best book in women’s history in the preceding three years, 2004.