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Prosecutor Riley named B.C. Supreme Court judge

Friday, May 12, 2017 @ 3:13 PM | By John Chunn

Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould announced on May 12 that Paul Riley, senior general counsel with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada, has been appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Vancouver.

He replaces Justice Carol Ross, who elected to become a supernumerary judge effective April 1, 2016.

After earning his law degree from Dalhousie University in 1995, Justice Riley articled with the federal Department of Justice in Vancouver. From 1997 until his appointment to the bench, Justice Riley practised as Crown counsel with what is now the...