Adjunct Professor

Roslyn Levine, Q.C.  B.A. (McGill) 1972, B.C.L. (McGill) 1975, LL.B. (McGill) 1976, LL.M. (York) 2000, was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1978.  She practised as federal Crown counsel for 30 years, first, in criminal cases and, later, in general civil matters.  When the Constitution Act, 1982 was enacted, Ms. Levine began to specialize in constitutional litigation and represented the federal Attorney General in numerous social policy (Charter) cases before the Supreme Court of Canada.  In 2007, Ms. Levine was appointed Executive Legal Officer for the Ontario Superior Court – a position she held until the end of 2017. In that role, she served as legal counsel to the Chief Justice and the court’s executive members, and as liaison between the judicial and executive branches of government for all court administration issues.  Ms. Levine was inducted as a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers in 2006. Throughout her career, Ms. Levine has developed and taught programs aimed to improve written advocacy in the litigation and policy contexts.  Contact: rjlevine@rogers.com