Court of Appeal for Ontario

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Current judges

(Full complement of 22, including one Chief Justice and one Associate Chief Justice)

# Position / Name Appointed Nominated by Position(s) Prior to Appointment* Other Details
1 Chief Justice George Strathy[1] June 13, 2014 (Chief)
April 26, 2013 (Judge)
Harper Superior Court (2007 to 2013) Published criminal decisions
2 Associate Chief Justice Alexandra Hoy[2] June 7, 2013 (Assoc.)
December, 2, 2011 (Judge)
Harper Superior Court Published criminal decisions
3 Justice David H. Doherty Sept 1, 1990 Brian Mulroney Superior Court (1988 to 1990)
Crown attorney
Called to bar (~1974)
Published criminal decisions
4 Justice David Watt[3] October 12, 2007 Harper Superior Court (1985 to 2007)
Crown attorney
Called to bar (1972)
Published criminal decisions
5 Justice Gladys Pardu [4] November 8, 2011 Harper Superior Court (1991 to 2013)
Pardu Macdonald (1976 to 1991)
Called to bar (1976)
Published criminal decisions
6 Justice Peter Lauwers[5] December 14, 2012 Harper Superior Court (2008 to 2012)
Miller Thompson LLP
Published criminal decisions
7 Justice Michael Tulloch[6] June 22, 2012 Harper Superior Court (2003 to 2012)
Private practice (criminal)
Called to bar (1991)
Published criminal decisions
8 Justice C. William Hourigan [7] October 2, 2013 Harper Superior Court (2009 to 2013)
Fasken Martineau LLP (1992 to 2009)
Called to bar (1992)
Published criminal decisions
9 Justice Katherine van Rensburg[7] October 2, 2013 Harper Superior Court (2006 to 2013)
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Called to bar (1983)
Published criminal decisions
10 Justice Mary Lou Benotto[4] November 8, 2013 Harper Superior Court (1996 to 2013)
Family Court (2001 to 2005)
Chapell Bushell Stewart (1978 to 2001)
Called to bar (1978)
Published criminal decisions
11 Justice Grant Huscroft[8] December 16, 2014 Harper Western Law School (Prof) (2002 to 2014)
University of Auckland (1992 to 2001)
Published criminal decisions
12 Justice David M Brown[9] December 16, 2014 Harper Superior Court (2006 to 2014) Published criminal decisions
13 Justice Lois Roberts [10] May 5, 2015 Harper Superior Court (2008 to 2015)
Genest Murray LLP (1988 to 2008)
Cassels Brock (1987 to 1988)
Published criminal decisions
14 Justice Bradley Miller[11] June 26, 2015 Harper Superior Court
Published criminal decisions
15 Justice Gary T. Trotter [1] [2] Octobe 20, 2016 J. Trudeau Superior Court (2008 to 2016)
Ontario Court of Justice (2005 to 2008)
Queen's University (Prof) (2003 to 2016)
Ontario Crown Counsel (1988 to 2000)
Published criminal decisions
16 Justice J. Michal Fairburn [3] July 18, 2017 J. Trudeau Superior Court (December 16, 2014 to July 18, 2017)
Stockwoods

Ontario Crown Law Office
Called to bar (1992)

Published criminal decisions
17 Justice David M. Paciocco [4] April 7, 2017 J. Trudeau Court of Justice
Professor at University of Ottawa
Published criminal decisions
18 Justice Ian Nordheimer [5] Sept 15, 2017 J. Trudeau Superior Court (1999 to 2017)

Counsel with Fraser & Beatty / Dentons LLP

Published criminal decisions
19 Justice Alison Harrison-Young [6] August 31, 2018 J. Trudeau Superior Court (2004 - August 31, 2018)
Professor at Queen’s University
Called to bar (1985)
Published criminal decisions
20 Justice Benjamin Zarnett [7] November 9, 2018 J. Trudeau Goodmans LLP (1990 to 2018)
Called to bar (1977)
Published criminal decisions
21 Justice Julie A. Thorburn [8] September 1, 2019 J. Trudeau Superior Court (September 18, 2006)
Cassels Brock
Called to bar (1990)
Published criminal decisions
22 Justice Steve A. Coroza [9] April 6, 2020 J. Trudeau Superior Court Published criminal decisions

Supernumerary Justices

Position / Name Appointed Nominated by Position(s) Prior to Appointment* Other Details
Justice Kathryn N. Feldman [10] June 11, 1998 (Judge)
January 1, 2020 (Sup.)
Chrétien Superior Court (1990 to 1998)
Blake, Cassels & Graydon
Called to bar (1975)
Published criminal decisions
Justice Paul Rouleau[12] April 15, 2005 (Judge)
September 1, 2019 (sup.)
Martin Superior Court (2002 to 2005)
Heenan Blaikie
Called to bar (1979)
Published criminal decisions
Justice Sarah Pepall [11] April 10, 2012 (Judge)
April 6, 2018 (sup)
Harper Superior Court (1999 to 2012)
McMillan LLP
Called to bar (1978)
Published criminal decisions
Justice Robert J. Sharpe [12] May 25, 1999 Chrétien Superior Court
Professor University of Toronto Law School (1976 to 1999)
Published criminal decisions
Justice James C. MacPherson [13] May 25, 1999 (Judge)
January 1, 2017 (sup.)
Chrétien Superior Court
Dean of Law at Osgoode Law School
Executive Legal Officer of the Supreme Court of Canada (1985 to 1988)
Called to bar (1982)
Published criminal decisions
Justice Janet M. Simmons [14] [15] August 23, 2000 Chrétien Superior Court (1999 to 2000)
Ontario Court of Justice (1990 to 1999)
Called to bar (1979)
Published criminal decisions
Justice Eileen E. Gillese [16] January 5, 2002 (Judge)
January 1, 2017 (Sup.) [17]
Chrétien Superior Court (1999 to 2002)
Called to bar (1981)
Published criminal decisions
Justice Russell G. Juriansz [18] March 12, 2004 Martin Superior Court Published criminal decisions
Justice Jean L. MacFarland [19] ] November 19, 2004 Martin Superior Court (1987 to 2004)
Called to bar (1973)
Published criminal decisions

Chief Justices of Ontario

Number Name Years
21 George R. Strathy 2014–
20 Warren K. Winkler [20] 2007–2013
19 R. Roy McMurtry 1996–2007
18 Charles Leonard Dubin 1990–1996
17 William Goldwin Carrington Howland 1977–1990
16 Willard Zebedee Estey 1976–1977
15 George Alexander Gale 1967–1976
14 Dana Harris Porter 1958–1967
13 John Wellington Pickup 1952–1957
12 Robert Spelman Robertson 1938–1952
11 Newton Wesley Rowell 1936–1938
10 Sir William Mulock 1923–1936
9 Sir William Ralph Meredith 1912–1923
8 Sir Charles Moss 1902–1912
7 John Douglas Armour 1900–1902
6 George William Burton 1897–1900
5 Sir John Hawkins Hagarty 1884–1897
4 John Godfrey Spragge 1881–1884
3 Thomas Moss 1878–1881
2 Robert Alexander Harrison 1875–1878
1 Sir William Buell Richards 1868–1875

Previous Justices

Chief Justices of Upper Canada (to 1841)/Province of Canada (1841–1867)

Number Name Years
1 William Osgoode 1794–1801
2 John Elmsley, Sr. 1801
3 Henry Allcock 1802–1806
4 Thomas Scott 1806–1816
5 William Dummer Powell 1816–1825
6 Sir William Campbell 1825–1829
7 Sir John Beverley Robinson 1829–1862
8 William Henry Draper 1863–1867

Historical Names of Court

  • 1792: Court of Appeal
  • 1850: Court of Error and Appeal
  • 1876: Court of Appeal
  • 1881: Court of Appeal, division of the Supreme Court of Judicature
  • 1913: Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of Ontario
  • 1931: Court of Appeal for Ontario, division of the Supreme Court of Ontario
  • 1990: Court of Appeal for Ontario

References

External links

Court Composition
British Columbia Court of Appeal (BCCA)
Supreme Court of British Columbia (BCSC)
Provincial Court of British Columbia (BCPC)
Court of Appeal of Alberta (ABCA)
Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (ABQB)
Provincial Court of Alberta (ABPC)
Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan (SKCA)
Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan (SKQB)
Provincial Court of Saskatchewan (SKPC)
Manitoba Court of Appeal (MBCA)
Court of Queen's Bench of Manitoba (MBQB)
Provincial Court of Manitoba (MBPC)
Court of Appeal for Ontario (ONCA)
Superior Court of Ontario (ONSC)
Ontario Court of Justice (ONCJ)
Quebec Court of Appeal (QCCA)
Quebec Superior Court (QCCS)
Court of Quebec (QCCQ)
New Brunswick Court of Appeal (NBCA)
Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick (NBQB)
New Brunswick Provincial Court (NBPC)
Court of Appeal of Prince Edward Island (PEICA)
Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island (PEISC)
Provincial Court of Prince Edward Island (PEIPC)
Nova Scotia Court of Appeal (NSCA)
Nova Scotia Supreme Court (NSSC)
Nova Scotia Provincial Court (NSPC)
Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Court of Appeal) (NLCA)
Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (NLSC)
Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (NLPC)
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