Saskatchewan Judicial Appointments Announced
OTTAWA, December 18, 2013 – The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Central Nova, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment:
The Honourable Jerome A. Tholl, counsel with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice and Attorney General in Regina, is appointed a judge of Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench of Saskatchewan, Family Division, to replace Mr. Justice G.M. Kraus (Regina), who elected to become a supernumerary judge as of September 2, 2013.
Mr. Justice Tholl obtained a Bachelor of Laws from the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan, in 2000 and a Master of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2008. He was admitted to the Bar of Saskatchewan in 2001.
Mr. Justice Tholl has been a Senior Crown Prosecutor for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice and Attorney General since 2010 and was counsel with the Civil Law Division – Litigation Unit (2002-2010) and the Public Prosecutions Division (2001-2002). His main areas of practice were criminal law, civil litigation, family law and mediation.
Mr. Justice Tholl was a member of the Canadian Bar Association and Chair of the Saskatchewan Crown Counsel Association. Prior to completing his law degree, he was a business management consultant. He has authored a "The Law and Business Administration in Canada: Study Guide," published by Pearson/Prentice Hall in 2007.
This appointment is effective immediately.
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