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Four judges appointed to Superior Court of Quebec

Thursday, May 04, 2017 @ 3:46 PM | By John Chunn


Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould on May 4 announced the following appointments under the new judicial application process announced on Oct. 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency, merit and diversity and will continue to ensure the appointment of jurists who meet the highest standards of excellence and integrity.

Karen M. Rogers, a partner with the firm Langlois Avocats, is appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Quebec, district of Montreal. She fills a new judicial position created by Bill C-31.  

Christine Baudouin, a lawyer with the firm Casavant Mercier Avocats, is appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Quebec, district of Montreal. She replaces Justice Marc De Wever, who elected supernumerary status effective Nov. 7, 2016.

Frédéric Bachand, an associate professor at the Faculty of Law, McGill University, is appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Quebec, district of Montreal. He replaces Justice Sylvie DeVito, who elected supernumerary status effective Dec. 6, 2016.

Daniel Royer, a Crown prosecutor with the office of the Director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions, is appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Quebec, district of Montreal. He replaces Justice Pepita G. Capriolo, who elected supernumerary status effective Dec. 14, 2016.