Kelowna lawyer appointed master of the Supreme Court

Kelowna lawyer Steven Wilson has been appointed master of the Supreme Court of British Columbia.

Kelowna lawyer Steven Wilson has been appointed master of the Supreme Court of British Columbia.

Wilson will take his seat in Kelowna Nov. 23, 2015.

Affiliated with Pushor Mitchell LLP, Wilson has more than two decades’ experience in commercial and civil litigation. A graduate of the University of British Columbia law school, Wilson has also been accepted as an expert in B.C. practice and procedure by the Superior Court of California, San Mateo County. His volunteer commitments have included the John Howard Society, Kelowna Youth Soccer and Kelowna Community Resources Society.

There are now 13 Supreme Court masters – in Vancouver, Victoria, New Westminster, Kamloops, Kelowna and Nanaimo – who sit at Supreme Court locations throughout the province. Presiding in civil chambers and registrar hearings, a master makes decisions about pre-trial motions and procedural orders.