Council Member nominated by the Law Society of Yukon
John Phelps was appointed a Council member by the Law Society of Yukon in 2014.
John is Chief Federal Prosecutor with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada, Yukon Region, based in Whitehorse. He obtained an arts degree with a Major in Economics from Simon Fraser University in 1993, and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan in 1997. He was admitted to the Law Society of Yukon and the Law Society of British Columbia in 1998, and was first elected to the executive of the Law Society of Yukon in 2006. He currently serves as past- president of the Law Society.
Mr. Phelps is also Chair of the Yukon Capability and Consent Board (formerly the Yukon Mental Health Review Board) and is a Co-Instructor in Criminology at the Yukon College.
John W. Phelps
Law Society of Yukon
Suite 202 – 302 Steele Street
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C5