Justices of the Court of Appeal

L-R: the Honourable Michele M. Murphy, the Honourable David H. Jenkins and the Honourable John K. Mitchell.

Left - Right: Honourable Michele M. Murphy, The Honourable David H. Jenkins, Honourable John K. Mitchell
 

The Honourable James W. Gormley (not pictured)

Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island

  • Appointed Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island and Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal May 2022
  • Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island October 2017
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The Honourable David H. Jenkins

Supernumerary Justice of the Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal

  • Prince of Wales College
  • B. Comm. Dalhousie 1970
  • LLB Dalhousie 1973
  • Lawyer -Scales Ghiz Jenkins & McQuaid/Stewart McKelvey 1973 - 1993
  • President, Law Society 1981 - 1982
  • President, Federation of Law Societies of Canada, 1985-1986
  • Queen's Counsel 1986
  • CBIA 1987- 1993 (Secretary, at end)
  • Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island - Trial Division 1993- 2008
  • Judges Counselling Program - President 2001-2004
  • Canadian Superior Courts Judges Assn. - President 2007-- 2008
  • Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island and Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal 2008-2021
  • Canadian Judicial Council 2008-2021
  • Confederation Centre of the Arts 2000-2006 - served as Board member and Secretary-Treasurer
  • Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal 2013
  • Order of P.E.I. Advisory Council 2008
  • Elected supernumerary October 2021

The Honourable Michele M. Murphy 

Justice of the Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal

  • Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours), University of New Brunswick, 1983.
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of New Brunswick, 1986.
  • Practiced law 1987-2007
  • Member of Law Society Council and Discipline Committee, 1997- 2001
  • President of P.E.I. Law Society, 2000
  • Queen's Counsel, 2003
  • Vice-President, International Association of Women Judges, Canadian Chapter, 2013.
  • Director, Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice, 2011-
  • Became Acting Chief Justice on November 1, 2021

The Honourable John K. Mitchell

Justice of the Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal

  • B.A. U.P.E.I. 1975
  • B.Ed. U.P.E.I. 1977
  • LLB University of Saskatchewan 1981
  • Faculty Member Federation of Law Societies National Criminal Law Program 1989-2009
  • Chair, P.E.I. Law Foundation 1993-2001
  • P.E.I. Bar Course Instructor 1995-2007
  • Appointed to Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island 2008
  • Appointed Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal 2013
  • Elected supernumerary effective September 2022