Manjusha Pawagi is now Justice Pawagi,having been appointed to the Bench in January 2009. She presides in Brampton at the Ontario Court of Justice, Family Court. She has practised exclusively in the area of family law with a focus on children, first at the Children's Aid Society of Toronto and then at the Office of the Children's Lawyer. She has been active in legal education and in children's education, working for children's literacy in India.
Justice Pawagi's first career was as a journalist and children's author. She has an MA in journalism from Stanford University and worked as a reporter for the Associated Press in St. Louis, Missouri and for CBC Radio, in Toronto and Charlottetown.