August 17, 2017
The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced Thursday, August 17, 2017, the appointment of a judge to the Court of Appeal of Quebec.
The Honourable Claudine Roy was appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Quebec for the district of Montreal in 2003. She was responsible for the training of Superior Court judges and was a member of the Court’s Procedure Committee.
Justice Roy is and has always been actively involved in education and training – whether through her work with the Superior Court, the Barreau du Québec, the Canadian Bar Association, the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice, or the National Judicial Institute. She has also contributed to training at the international level, particularly in Cambodia and Vietnam. She has served as a member of the NJI’s Board of Governors, a member of the CIAJ’s Research Committee, and a jury member for the Quebec Bar Foundation’s legal competition. She is a former chair and committee member of several sections of CBA Quebec.
Before her appointment to the judiciary, Justice Roy was a partner with Ogilvy Renault (today Norton Rose Fulbright), where she coordinated the firm’s research and administrative law groups. She was also the chair of the firm’s Knowledge Management Committee. She previously practised law with the Commission des services juridiques and the Longueuil Legal Aid Office. In addition, she was a lecturer at the Université du Québec à Montréal.
Justice Roy holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Université Laval and a master’s in law from the Université de Montréal.
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