In Brief

Judicial appointments

Michael Manson, a lawyer with Smart & Biggar in Vancouver, was appointed a judge of the Federal Court, to replace Mr. Justice D.R. Campbell, who elected to become a supernumerary judge.

David Graham, a lawyer with Koffman Kalef LLP in Vancouver, was appointed a judge of the Tax Court of Canada, replacing Mr. Justice L. Little, who retired.

The Honourable Robin Baird, a judge with the Provincial Court of BC in Surrey, was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of BC in Nanaimo. He replaces Madam Justice J.A. Power, who was transferred to Victoria to replace Mr. Justice R.W. Metzger, who elected to become a supernumerary judge.

The Honourable Kenneth Ball, a judge of the Provincial Court of BC in Surrey, was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of BC in Vancouver, replacing Mr. Justice B.M. Davies, who elected to become a supernumerary judge.

Gordon Funt, a lawyer with Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP in Vancouver, was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of BC, replacing Mr. Justice D.C. Harris (Vancouver), who was appointed to the Court of Appeal.

John Steeves, a sole practitioner in Vancouver, was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of BC, to replace Madam Justice L.A. Loo (Vancouver), who elected supernumerary status.

Andrea Brownstone, a staff lawyer and manager with the Law Society of BC, was appointed a judge of the Provincial Court of BC.

Bonnie Craig, a prosecutor with the Tsawwassen First Nation, was appointed a judge of the Provincial Court of BC.

Roger Cutler, a Crown counsel lawyer with the Criminal Justice Branch of the BC government, was appointed a judge of the Provincial Court of BC.

Kathryn Denhoff, a partner with Davis LLP in Vancouver, was appointed a judge of the Provincial Court of BC.

William Jackson, QC, administrative Crown counsel with the Criminal Justice Branch of the BC government and a Life Bencher of the Law Society, was appointed a judge of the Provincial Court of BC.

Ronald Lamperson, a partner at Marshall and Lamperson in Qualicum Beach, was appointed a judge of the Provincial Court of BC.

Jennifer Oulton, a Crown counsel lawyer with the Criminal Justice Branch of the BC government, was appointed a judge of the Provincial Court of BC.

Garth Smith, a prosecutor with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada, was appointed a judge of the Provincial Court of BC.

James Sutherland, a partner with Sutherland Jetté Barristers in Vancouver, was appointed a judge of the Provincial Court of BC.