Sylvie M. Molgat
Born in Saint Boniface, Manitoba, Madam Prothonotary Sylvie M. Molgat obtained a B.A. from the University of Winnipeg and completed her law degree at l'Université de Moncton.
After settling in Ottawa, Prothonotary Molgat articled and began her practice with Beament Green (1991-1998). She then joined the law firm of Dubuc Osland (1998-2018), where her civil litigation practice was focused on Indigenous, employment and administrative law, as well as commercial litigation.
Fluently bilingual, Prothonotary Molgat was called to the Ontario Bar in 1993, the Alberta Bar in 2002, and the Nunavut Bar in 2009. During her years of practice, she appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, the Nunavut Court of Justice, the Nunavut Court of Appeal, the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal, as well as various federal and territorial administrative boards and tribunals.
Madam Prothonotary Molgat was appointed a Prothonotary of the Federal Court on November 21, 2018.