The Honorable Mr. Justice

Justice John McInnes was appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice in October, 2016. Prior to his appointment he was counsel at  the Crown Law Office - Criminal practising criminal law exclusively on behalf of the Attorney General for Ontario and he appeared regularly as both trial and appellate counsel at all levels of Court in Ontario and in the Supreme Court of Canada.  Before joining the Crown Law Office in 2000, Justice McInnes was a criminal defence counsel in Toronto. He received his B.A. (Toronto) in 1992, and his LL.B. (British Columbia) in 1995. Justice McInnes has been a regular speaker at continuing legal education programs, and he has published several articles on criminal law topics, including evidence and constitutional law.  He has taught Criminal Procedure at the Faculty of Law since the 2009-10 academic year.