Premier Appoints Three Common Law Alumni to New Ontario Cabinet
Bob Chiarelli (’67), Yasir Naqvi (’99) and David Zimmer (’70) have been appointed to the Ontario Cabinet, effective February 2013, by Ontario Liberal Party Leader and Premier Kathleen Wynne.
Alumni Celebrating 50th Anniversary of Call to the Bar
The Honourable Bernard J. Manton, Rose-Marie Perry, Q.C., and David W. Scott, Q.C. will be honoured during the Carleton Community Law Association
’s Annual General Meeting and Dinner, taking place at the Ottawa Convention Center on March 5, 2013.
Kevin Gilmore (’87) of the Montreal Canadiens Profiled in Montreal Gazette
Common Law National Program graduate Kevin Gilmore (’87), the Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Offcier of the Montreal Canadiens, was profiled in the January 30, 2013 edition of the Montreal Gazette
in an article entitled “Gilmore lights Habs torch.”
Justice Lise Maisonneuve (’89) Appointed Associate Chief Justice, Ontario Court of Justice
Regional Senior Justice Lise Maisonneuve (’89) has been appointed to the position of Associate Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice, effective July 25, 2013.
Maral Kashgar (LL.M. 2010) Contributes to New Book on International Court of Justice
Former Faculty of Law Graduate Student Maral Kashgar (LL.M. 2010) has contributed as an assistant editor to a new publication entitled The Statute of the International Court of Justice: A Commentary
(Oxford University Press, 2012).
Lise Parent (’87) Appointed to Ontario Court of Justice
Common Law graduate Lise Parent (’87) has been appointed as a judge of the Ontario Court of Justice, effective January 23, 2013.
Louise Charron (’75) Named Companion of the Order of Canada
On December 30, 2012, the Honourable Louise Charron (’75) was appointed as a Companion of the Order of Canada by Governor General David Johnston.
Monique Mechefske (’07) Appointed Justice of the Peace
Common Law graduate Monique Mechefske (’07) has been appointed as a Justice of the Peace in Timmins.
Six Alumni Recognized as “Rising Stars” by Lexpert Magazine
Six Common Law alumni were honoured by Lexpert Magazine
on December 3, 2012 as "Rising Stars” at a gala dinner highlighting Canada’s “Leading Lawyers Under 40.”