Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Several Faculty of Law alumni have received appointments in June 2017 from the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, under the new Government of Canada judicial application process.

Ward K. Branch '91, Q.C., managing partner of Branch MacMaster LLP, is appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Vancouver.

Michael J. Brundrett '91, Crown counsel with the Ministry of Justice of British Columbia, is appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Vancouver.

Chris de Sa '98, Crown counsel with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada, is appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Justice in and for the Province of Ontario in Newmarket.

Patrick Hurley '85, partner at Hurley Law LLP, is appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Justice in and for the Province of Ontario in Belleville.

Nitya Iyer '86, Q.C., a partner at Lovett Westmacott, is appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Vancouver.

Markus Koehnen '85, a partner at McMillan LLP, is appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Justice in and for the Province of Ontario in Toronto.

John B. Laskin '76, partner at Torys LLP, is appointed a judge of the Federal Court of Appeal.

The Honourable P. Andras Schreck '94, a judge of the Ontario Court of Justice, is appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Justice in and for the Province of Ontario in Toronto.

The Faculty of Law extends its congratulations to all of these new justices.