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New Judge Appointed to Court of Queen's Bench in Saskatoon
May 11, 2018

The Honourable Krista L. Zerr has been appointed a judge of the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan. Madam Justice Zerr was a Regional Crown Prosecutor in Saskatoon at the time of her appointment. She earned a law degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1992, and joined the Public Prosecutions Division of the Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice two years later. She received the Premier's Award for Excellence in the Public Service in 2015 for her contributions to the Serious Violent Offender Response project. Madam Justice Zerr replaces Mr. Justice R.S. Smith, who elected supernumerary status on Dec. 31, 2017. More

 

Two New Judges Appointed to Provincial Court
March 23, 2018

The Honourable Natasha Crooks and the Honourable Mary McAuley have been appointed judges of the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan. Judge Crooks was serving on the Parole Board of Canada at the time of her appointment, including chairing the Aboriginal Circle that advises on issues affecting aboriginal offenders, their families, and victims. She earned a law degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 2004, and articled with the federal Department of Justice before beginning her career in general litigation practice for various federal departments. Judge Crooks has been appointed to Saskatoon and replaces Judge Turpel-Lafond, who has resigned from the Court. More

The Honourable Mary McAuley, who began McAuley Law Firm in Prince Albert in 2012, has been appointed to La Ronge. Judge McAuley received her law degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 2006, and has spent time as a Crown prosecutor, a lawyer for Legal Aid, and in private practice. While appointed to La Ronge, Judge McAuley's first language of Cree will be an asset to the Court elsewhere, as well. Judge McAuley will replace Judge Sid Robinson, who will retire in May. More

Two Judges Appointed to Court of Queen's Bench
February 22, 2018

The Honourable Heather MacMillan-Brown and the Honourable Meghan McCreary have been appointed judges of the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan. Madam Justice MacMillan-Brown was a partner with Miller Thomson in Saskatoon at the time of her appointment. She earned a law degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1996, and clerked for Chief Justice D.K. MacPherson of the Court of Queen's Bench. She was appointed Queen's Counsel in 2012. Justice MacMillan-Brown has been appointed to Saskatoon and replaces Madam Justice M.L. Dovell, who elected supernumerary status on Dec. 31, 2016.

The Honourable Meghan McCreary, a partner at MLT Aikins LLP in Regina, earned a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1998. Madam Justice McCreary clerked for the Chief Justice of Saskatchewan, and was called to the bars in both Saskatchewan and British Columbia. She was appointed Queen's Counsel for Saskatchewan in 2017. Justice McCreary has been appointed to Regina and replaces Mr. Justice R.W. Elson, whom the Chief Justice transferred to Saskatoon to fill a vacancy created when Mr. Justice M. Acton elected supernumerary status on Dec. 1, 2017. More

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