Saturday, February 7, 2015

Canadian military judge named to Ontario Superior Court

Hon. Michael R. Gibson
The Canadian Department of Justice has announced that Military Judge Michael R. Gibson has been named to the Ontario Superior Court:
The Honourable Michael R. Gibson, a military judge in Ottawa, is appointed a judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to replace Mr. Justice J.C. Murray (Milton), who resigned effective December 31, 2014.
Mr. Justice Gibson received a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Toronto in 1994 and a Master of Laws, Public International Law, from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2007. He was admitted to the Bar of Ontario in 1996.
Mr. Justice Gibson was appointed a military judge in 2013. Prior to that, he had been legal counsel with the Judge Advocate General (JAG) office in Ottawa since 2003. He was defence counsel, JAG Directorate of Defence Counsel Services in Hull (2000-02) and Deputy Judge Advocate at the Canadian Forces Base in Trenton (1996-2000). His main areas of practice were criminal prosecutions, immigration and real property, and international law.

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