Madam Justice Georgina Jackson
Justice Georgina R. Jackson was appointed to the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan in 1991. Justice Jackson received a Bachelor of Arts, Campion College (1973), and an LL.B (1976) from the University of Saskatchewan. She was admitted to the bar in 1977. Immediately prior to her appointment to the Court of Appeal, Justice Jackson was a partner with MacPherson, Leslie and Tyerman, having previously served as a Crown Counsel and then the Master of Titles and Executive Director of the Property Registration Branch with the Saskatchewan Department of Justice. She was appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 1991. Justice Jackson has served as co-chair of the National Advisory on Judicial Ethics, and has written and lectured extensively on that topic. She wrote the judicial ethics training program for new judges in Morocco, and taught annually for 12 years at Germany’s Judicial Academy (Deutsche Richteracademie). Justice Jackson has organized numerous national seminars for judges. She is the current President of the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice and has held a variety of other board positions. She has written a number of manuals and articles, in French and English, and speaks regularly on a variety of legal topics.