The Honourable James Rybchuk has been appointed a judge of the Provincial Court in Melfort. Judge Rybchuk graduated from the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Law in 1994 and was called to the Bar in 1995. He joined the McDougall Gauley law firm in Regina and spent his entire career there, becoming a partner in 2005.
He received a Queen’s Counsel designation in 2008. In addition to his work at the law firm, Judge Rybchuk was an adjunct professor of law for 10 years in the faculty of Business Administration at the University of Regina. As well, he obtained his Chartered Professional Director designation from the Directors College at McMaster University, where he has also served as a faculty lecturer. Judge Rybchuk replaces Judge Barry Morgan, who is transferring to Saskatoon.