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Friday, June 28, 2019 @ 10:44 AM

Feds promote judge to Court of Appeal for Ontario

The federal Department of Justice on June 27 announced that Julie A. Thorburn, a judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, is appointed to the Court of Appeal for Ontario, and a judge ex officio of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, effective Sept. 2, 2019. Justice Thorburn will fill the future vacancy of Justice Paul Rouleau, who elected to become a supernumerary judge effective Sept. 1, 2019. ... [read more]

Friday, June 28, 2019 @ 10:42 AM

Three judges appointed to Superior Court of Justice in Quebec

The Department of Justice announced judicial appointments for the province of Quebec. ... [read more]

Friday, June 28, 2019 @ 10:41 AM

Two judges appointed to Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench

The federal Department of Justice on June 27 announced judicial appointments for the province of Manitoba. ... [read more]

Friday, June 28, 2019 @ 10:39 AM

Ottawa lawyer appointed to Federal Court

The federal Department of Justice on June 27 announced that Janet M. Fuhrer, partner at Ridout & Maybee LLP in Ottawa, is appointed a judge of the Federal Court and a judge ex officio of the Federal Court of Appeal. Justice Fuhrer replaces Justice Anne L. Mactavish, who was elevated to the Federal Court of Appeal on June 11. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 27, 2019 @ 4:18 PM

Ottawa promotes judge in Ontario, one in Quebec

The federal Department of Justice on June 27 announced the following judicial appointments: ... [read more]

Thursday, June 27, 2019 @ 4:16 PM

Lawyer, former judges among Order of Canada nominees

Governor General Julie Payette on June 27 announced 83 new appointments to the Order of Canada, including Montreal lawyer James A. O’Reilly who was named an officer of the Order of Canada. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 27, 2019 @ 10:54 AM

McMillan partner elected as president of The Advocates’ Society

McMillan LLP announced the election of partner Scott Maidment as president of The Advocates’ Society. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 @ 12:33 PM

New associate for Montreal ligitation boutique Woods LLP

Woods LLP announced that Laurence Rousseau-Dumont has joined the Montreal litigation boutique as an associate. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 @ 10:53 AM

Ontario judge named to Specific Claims Tribunal

The federal Department of Justice (DOJ) on June 26 announced that Victoria Chiapetta, a judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, is appointed as a full-time member of the Specific Claims Tribunal for a five-year term. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 @ 10:28 AM

Two Quebec judges promoted to Court of Appeal

The federal Department of Justice on June 25 announced the following judicial appointments for the province of Quebec: ... [read more]