The Honourable Mr. Justice John Klebuc
1993 - 2006 Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan
2006 - 2013 Chief Justice of Saskatchewan
2013 - 2015 Justice of the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan
Justice John Klebuc joined the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan in 2006 when he was appointed Chief Justice of Saskatchewan.
Born and raised in Meadow Lake, Justice Klebuc graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with an LL.B and B.A. in 1964. He joined MacPherson Leslie and Tyerman that same year. While in private practice, he served as a sessional lecturer at the University of Regina for four years and was actively involved in legal education, the Canadian Bar Association, and the boards of several non-profit organizations.
In 1993, he was appointed to the Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan, and served in that role until his appointment as Chief Justice of Saskatchewan.
As Chief Justice, he led the development of a comprehensive digital case management system known as eCourt. He also chaired the Provincial Court Judicial Council, served on the Canadian Judicial Council, and chaired its Judicial Computer Technology Sub-Committee.
In June 2013, he stepped down from the position of Chief Justice with the intention of serving as a supernumerary judge until his retirement in April 2015.