Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Current Justices

(Full complement of 22)[1]

Name Location/Division Appointed Nominated By Prior Position(s) Other Details
Chief Justice Deborah E. Fry [2] Trial March 30, 2007 (Judge)
June 21, 2018 (Chief)
Harper (Judge)
J. Trudeau (CJ)
Published criminal decisions (~1)
Justice Richard D. LeBlanc June 20, 2000 Trial
Family (Sept 10, 2012)
Chrétien Published criminal decisions (~3)
Justice Kendra J. Goulding [3] Trial June 5, 2002 Chrétien Provincial Court
PPSC Crown
Published criminal decisions (~39)
Justice Alphonsus E. Faour [4] Trial November 5, 2003 Chrétien Vivian and Faour
Nfld. Dept. of Justice
Member of Parliament
Called to bar (1978)
Published criminal decisions (~29)
Justice Gillian D. Butler [5] Trial March 2, 2007 Harper Sole practitioner
Called to bar (1980)
Published criminal decisions (~14)
Justice Raymond P. Whalen [6] Trial June 19, 2008 (Trial)
December 11, 2014 - 2018 (CJ)
Harper (Trial)

Harper (CJ)

White Ottenheimer and Baker
Called to bar (1979)
Published criminal decisions (~19)
Justice Valerie L. Marshall [7] Trial April 29, 2009 Harper Labour Relations Board
Human Rights Commission
Solo Practitioner
Called to bar (1992)
Published criminal decisions (~25)
Justice Robert P. Stack [1] Trial November 30, 2009 Harper Cox & Palmer (1984 to 2009)
Called to bar (1984)
Published criminal decisions (~52)
Justice Deborah J. Paquette [8] Trial June 18, 2010 Harper Assistant Dep. Minister DOJ
DOJ
Wells, O'Dea, Halley, Earle, Shortall, Burke (1981 to 1987)
Called to bar (1981)
Published criminal decisions (~13)
Justice Rosalie McGrath [9] May 31, 2012 Harper White, Ottenheimer & Baker
Called to bar (1994)
Published criminal decisions (~15)
Justice Donald H. Burrage [10] Trial October 5, 2012 Harper Deputy Minister and Deputy Attorney General
Crown attorney
Called to bar (1985)
Published criminal decisions (~42)
Justice David F. Hurley [11] February 7, 2013 Harper Lewis, Sinnott, Shortall, Hurley, Bruce (1997 to 2013)
Hurley Woodland (1988 to 1997)
Puddester Orsborn (1986 to 1988)
Called to bar (1976)
Published criminal decisions (~7)
Justice Brian F. Furey [12] Trial January 30, 2014 Harper DOJ (civil) (1988 to 2013)
O’Dea, Greene (1980 to 1987)
Called to bar (1980)
Published criminal decisions (~8)
Justice Laura A. Mennie [13] March 9, 2014 Harper Provincial court (2012 to 2014)
Newfoundland Department of (2007 to 2012)
Legal Aid (1994 to 2007)
Poole, Althouse (1993 to 1994)
Published criminal decisions (~11)
Justice George L. Murphy[14] Trial April 10, 2014 Harper Poole Althouse (1992 to 2014) Published criminal decisions (~17)
Justice Jane M. Fitzpatrick [15] Family March 27, 2015 Harper Legal aid
Crown attorney
Noonan, Oakley, Orr (1992 to 1994)
Called to bar (1992)
Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice Cillian D. Sheahan [16] Family June 20, 2015 Harper Poole Althouse
Called to bar (2000)
Published criminal decisions (~1)
Justice Sandra R. Chaytor[17] Trial May 12, 2017 J. Trudeau Cox & Palmer
Called to bar (1989)
Published criminal decisions (~5)
Justice Frances J. Knickle [18] Trial May 12, 2017 J. Trudeau Acting Director of Public Prosecutions with the Newfoundland and Labrador Department
Called to bar (1992)
Published criminal decisions (~9)
Justice Vikas Khaladkar October 2017 J. Trudeau Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice Daniel Boone [19] November 2, 2018 J. Trudeau Stewart McKelvey (1989 to 2018)
Called to bar (1989)
Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice Michelle A. Coady [20] St John’s March 26, 2019 J. Trudeau NL Legal Aid (2007 to 2019)
O'Dea, Earle Law Offices (1999 to 2007)
Called to bar (~1999)
Published criminal decisions (~0)
Justice Katherine O’Brien [21] Gander March 26, 2019 J. Trudeau O’Brien and Associates (2003 to 2019)
Called to bar (2002)
Published criminal decisions (~0)

Supernumerary

Name Division Duration Nominated By Prior Position(s) Other Details
Justice Derek Green December 1, 2017 (sup) Published criminal decisions (~27)
Justice Carl R. Thompson [22] December 4, 2016 Published criminal decisions (~38)
Justice Garrett A. Handrigan [23] March 28, 2001 (Judge)
April 8, 2017 (sup)
Provincial Court (1989 to 2001)
private practice (youth criminal)
Called to bar (1978)
Published criminal decisions (~119)

Previous Justices

Name Division Duration Nominated By Prior Position(s) Other Details
Justice William H. Goodridge [24] Trial March 2, 2007 to October 19, 2018
(11.5 years)
Harper Stewart McKelvey
Stirling Ryan
Called to bar (1982)
Published criminal decisions (~136)
Appointed to NLCA (2018)
Justice David A. Peddle [25] [26] Trial December 12, 2008
January 31, 2019 (retired)
(11 years)
Harper (NLSC) Provincial Court Judge (1974 to 2008)
Called to bar (1982)
Published criminal decisions (~0)
Was Judge Before Lawyer. Also one of longest sitting Judges in Canada.
Malcolm H. Rowe [27] [28] Published criminal decisions
Raymond J. Halley 2007 (sup) Published criminal decisions
M. E. Noonan 2007 (sup) Published criminal decisions
Michael F. Harrington March 2, 2007 - ? Harper Stewart McKelvey
Stirling Ryan
Called ot bar (1972)
Published criminal decisions
D. B. Orsborn ? (Judge)
April 28, 2009 (Chief)
Published criminal decisions
James Palmer Adams[2] 1996 - ? Chrétien Published criminal decisions
Robert M Hall [29] 1998 - ? Chretien Published criminal decisions
Douglas Cook [30] 1998 - ?
May 21, 2012 (sup.)
Chretien Published criminal decisions
Wayne G Dymond [31] 1999 - ? Chretien Published criminal decisions
Barbara Gale Welsh [32] 1999 - ? Chretien Appointed to NLCA
Published criminal decisions
Robert A. Fowler [33] 2000 - ?
2009 (sup.)
Chretien Published criminal decisions
Richard D. LeBlanc [34] 2000 -? Chretien Published criminal decisions
Alan C. Seaborn [35] March 29, 2001 to ? Chretien Monaghan, Seaborn, Marshall, Allen-Westby and Murphy
Called to bar (1973)
Published criminal decisions
Leo D. Barry Published criminal decisions

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