Mary Jane Mossmanis Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School and a University Professor at York University. She teaches Property Law and Family Law, and writes in these areas, as well as in relation to access to justice and the history of women in law. She is co-author of Property Law: Cases and Materials 2nd ed. (Emond-Montgomery, 2004); Families and the Law (Captus Press, 2012), and The First Women Lawyers: A Comparative Study of Gender, Law and the Legal Professions (Hart Publishing, 2006). She is currently researching the history of women lawyers in Ontario 1890s to 1970s for the Osgoode Society.