Partner, Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP
Wente has appeared in courts of appeal and trial-level courts in Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador, and in the Federal Court, as well as before arbitrators and adjudicators in commercial arbitrations, labour arbitrations and adjudications under the Canada Labour Code.
Wente graduated from the University of Toronto’s combined LLB/MSW program and from McGill University (BA, Philosophy). She is past-president of the board of directors of Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto and was a commissioner at the Ontario Human Rights Commission from 2006 to 2015. Wente is a member of the Indigenous Bar Association, the Ontario bar and the Newfoundland and Labrador bar, and is listed as ‘Most Frequently Recommended’ in the Lexpert Directory on Indigenous Law.