Gemma Smyth (B.A., LL.B., LL.M.) is an associate professor and the academic clinic director at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. She teaches clinic seminars, dispute resolution, and access to justice, and manages the academic components of the Clinic Law Program. Professor Smyth researches and writes in the areas of clinic law, dispute resolution, and legal education. She has received teaching awards in 2005, 2009, and 2015.
Professor Smyth is active in the Windsor-Essex community, working with groups fighting for elimination of poverty, increased rights for older adults, and women experiencing family violence. She is also active with the Association for Canadian Clinical Legal Education. Prior to joining the Faculty of Law as a professor, Professor Smyth was Executive Director of University of Windsor Mediation Services and a mediator with the Ontario government.