Who We Are
Peter A. Howie
Peter A. Howie serves clients across Ontario's north in criminal defence, family law, and child protection law. Originally from Kingston, Peter began his legal career in Toronto as a student with Ontario's Ministry of Energy and Ministry of Infrastructure, and later articled with Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario and Safety, Licensing Appeals, and Standards Tribunals Ontario. Prior to law school, he was a Senior Policy Advisor with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Peter currently serves as the chair of the Fort Frances Municipal Accommodation Tax committee and is a co-founder and director of Borderland Pride. He holds a bachelor's degree in environmental biology from the University of Guelph and a law degree from Western University.
Douglas W. Judson
Douglas W. Judson began his practice with the Toronto office of one of Canada's leading law firms. He now practices primarily in civil litigation, human rights, and municipal law. His practice supports a number of institutional clients, Indigenous organizations, private businesses, and not-for-profit corporations. He also assists other law firms through subcontracted litigation services, such as legal research and drafting. Doug is a former municipal councillor and the current chair of the Federation of Ontario Law Associations. He also serves on the boards of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and the Northwest Community Legal Clinic. He holds bachelors degrees in political science (BSocSc) and commerce (BCom) from the University of Ottawa, and a JD/MBA from Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business. In 2020, he was an Action Canada fellow.