Justice Jonathan Martin was born in Montréal, Québec. He obtained a Civil Law degree from the Université de Montréal in 2002, a Common Law degree from the University of Ottawa in 2004, and a Master of Laws degree from George Washington University in 2005.
After working as a civil litigator in Québec, he joined the Edmonton office of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) in 2010. While with the PPSC, he has held several positions including Senior Counsel, Team Leader of the General Litigation team, Team Leader of the Major Case and Organized Crime team, and Deputy Chief Federal Prosecutor of Alberta. In 2022, he was appointed as the Chief Federal Prosecutor of Alberta.
Justice Martin has gained extensive legal experience through both his trial and appellate work. He has argued numerous matters before the Court of Appeal of Alberta and has appeared before the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Congratulations to Justice Martin on this appointment!