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Darla Catherine Hunter

The Honourable Darla Catherine Hunter


1990 - 2007   Justice of the Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench
2007 - 2010   Justice of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal

Madam Justice Darla Hunter was born in Regina, and grew up on a farm outside of Fillmore, Saskatchewan. She received a Bachelor of Laws in 1977, a Bachelor of Arts (with distinction) in 1972 from the University of Saskatchewan and a Teaching Certificate in 1967 from Regina Teachers College.

Upon her admission to the Bar of Saskatchewan in 1978, she became the Director of the Queen's Bench Rules Revision Project and a lecturer at the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan. As a lawyer, she was a Member of the Board of Inquiry for the Rafferty-Alameda Dam Project and a Member of the Supreme Court of Canada Liaison Committee for the Canadian Bar Association. From 1981 until her appointment to the Court of Queen's Bench in 1990, she practiced with the law firm of MacPherson, Leslie and Tyerman in the Regina office litigation department.

Madam Justice Hunter was elevated to the Court of Appeal in 2007 and retired in 2010. The Honourable Darla Hunter is married with two daughters.

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