Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador
Established 1729
Country Newfoundland and Labrador Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg
Location St. John's
Authorized by Provincial Court Act
No. of positions 23
Website Provincial Court
Chief Judge
Currently Pamela J. Goulding
Since September 28, 2015

The Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador hears cases relating to criminal law and family law.

Judges of the Provincial Court are appointed by the provincial cabinet, on recommendation of the Attorney General.

Judges of the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador[edit]

Current Judges[edit]

Name Location Date Appointed Appointed By Prior Position(s)
Chief Judge Pamela Goulding St. John's January 30, 2012 (J)
September 28, 2015(CJ)
PC Director of Public Prosecutions
Associate Chief Judge Michael Madden [1] St. John's February 3, 2010(J)
2015 (ACJ)
PC Crown prosecutor
Judge Catherine Allen-Westby[2] Corner Brook October 28, 2002 Liberal Monaghan, Marshall, Allen-Westby, Murphy and Watton
Judge Jacqueline Brazil[3] St. John's February 4, 2010 PC Crown Lawyer
Judge Lynn E. Cole [4] Stephenville March 13, 2014 PC Lawyer with Legal Aid
Judge Colin J. Flynn [5] St. John's April 30, 2001 Liberal Director of Public Prosecutions
Department of Justice (Criminal)
Judge Robin Fowler[6] Grand Falls-Windsor August 7, 2017 Liberal Crown Attorney (2000 to 2013)
Public Prosecution Service of Canada (2013 to 2017)
Judge Wayne Gorman[7] Corner Brook November 9, 2000 PC Director of Public Prosecutions
Crown counsel
Judge Phyllis Harris[8] Happy Valley-Goose Bay June 10, 2014 PC Public Prosecutions Office (1999 to 2014)
Judge Kymil Howe Corner Brook March 11, 1993
Judge Jacqueline Jenkins[9] Gander September 24, 2008 PC Private practice
Judge Mark T. Linehan[10] Gander March 4, 2014 PC Crown prosecutor
Judge Lori A. Marshall[11] St. John's August 13, 2012 PC
Judge Paul Noble[12] Clarenville September 17, 2015 PC Dept of Justice
RCMP
Judge David Orr St. John's August 25, 1994 Liberal
Judge D. Mark Pike[13] St. John's November 17, 2008 PC Department of Justice
Benson Myles PLC
Judge Kari Ann Pike[14] Happy Valley-Goose Bay August 7, 2017 Liberal Crown attorney
Judge Harold Porter[15] Grand Bank October 12, 2001 Liberal Crown attorney (1988 to 2001)
Judge Bruce Short[16] Habour Grace November 1, 2003 Liberal Legal aid
Judge Lois Skanes[17] St.John's February 15, 2010 PC Private practice
Judge Wynne Anne Trahey Wabush June 8, 2007 PC
Judge James G. Walsh[18] St.John's September 3, 2012 PC Private practice (criminal)

Supernumerary or Per Diem

Name Location Date Appointed Appointed By Prior Position(s)
Judge Gregory O. Brown (Per Diem) 1992
2013 (per diem)
Liberal
Judge William English[19] (Per Diem) November 9, 2000
2014 (per diem)
Liberal Director of NL Legal Aid
Judge John Joy[20] August 1, 2006
2017 (per diem)
PC White, Ottenheimer and Baker
Judge Patrick J.B. Kennedy [21] 2001
2014 (per diem)
Liberal Private Practice

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New judges named to N.L. courts". CBC News. Retrieved 29 May 2018. 
  2. ^ "Minister appoints new Provincial Court Judge". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  3. ^ "New judges named to N.L. courts". CBC News. Retrieved 29 May 2018. 
  4. ^ "2 new judges appointed to provincial court". CBC News. Retrieved 29 May 2018. 
  5. ^ "News Releases". Government of Newfoundland. Government of Newfoundland. Retrieved 22 February 2018. 
  6. ^ "Minister Parsons Announces Appointment of Two New Provincial Court Judges". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  7. ^ "Two new judges appointed to the Provincial Court". Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Retrieved 29 May 2018. 
  8. ^ "New Provincial Court Judge for Labrador". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  9. ^ "Provincial Court Judge Appointed for Stephenville". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  10. ^ "2 new judges appointed to provincial court". CBC News. Retrieved 29 May 2018. 
  11. ^ "Minister Announces Judicial Appointments". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  12. ^ "Provincial Court Judge Appointed". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  13. ^ "Minister Announces Appointment of Chief Judge". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  14. ^ "Minister Parsons Announces Appointment of Two New Provincial Court Judges". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  15. ^ "Minister appoints new provincial court judge". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  16. ^ "Minister appoints new provincial court judge". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  17. ^ "Minister Announces Judicial Appointments". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  18. ^ "Minister Announces Judicial Appointments". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  19. ^ "Two new judges appointed to the Provincial Court". Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Retrieved 29 May 2018. 
  20. ^ "New Provincial Court judge appointed". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  21. ^ "News Releases". Government of Newfoundland. Government of Newfoundland. Retrieved 22 February 2018. 

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