Jonathan Martin is the editor of the Miller Thomson western Canada construction law newsletter “Breaking Ground” and has a broad civil and commercial litigation practice. He has appeared before administrative tribunals, at all levels of court in Saskatchewan, at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, as well as at the Supreme Court of Canada. He has a particular interest in construction litigation, contract disputes, administrative law and Charter litigation, including freedom of expression, religious liberty and language rights.
A bilingual Canadian, Jonathan advises clients in French and in English and also advises institutional clients in asserting French-language Charter rights. He has also been involved in appellate level Charter litigation involving freedom of expression and religious liberty.
Jonathan attended law school at the University of Sherbrooke, in the Province of Quebec, where he obtained an LL.B. in Civil Law and a J.D. in Common law and transnational law, graduating at the top of his class. Prior to joining Miller Thomson he articled in a well-known class action litigation firm, and also spent some time working in small family law firm, where he gained significant court and trial advocacy experience.
- Lutz Estate v Lutz, 2020 SKCA 14
- Highwood Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses (Judicial Committee) v Wall, 2018 SCC 26
- Law Society of British Columbia v Trinity Western University, 2018 SCC 32
- Trinity Western University v Law Society of Upper Canada, 2018 SCC 33
- Van Ginkel v Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc., 2018 SKQB 223
- Saskatchewan Medical Association v Anstead, 2016 SKCA 143
- Vice-Chair, Canadian Bar Association, Saskatchewan Construction Law
- JDRF – Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
- South Regina Community Soccer
- Regina Chamber of Commerce
- Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce
- Ranch Ehrlo (Hockey Coach for Outdoor Hockey League)
Bar admissions & education
- Saskatchewan Bar, 2015
- J.D. University of Sherbrooke, 2013
- LL.B. University of Sherbrooke, 2013
- B.A. (theology, summa cum laude) Andrews University, Michigan, 2006