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The LCO is pleased to announce that Justice Michal Fairburn of the Court of Appeal for Ontario will be joining the LCO Board.
The LCO is pleased to announce that Justice Michal Fairburn of the Court of Appeal for Ontario has been appointed as the judiciary’s representative to the LCO Board of Governors. Justice Fairburn obtained her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Toronto and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1992. Justice Fairburn was appointed to the Superior Court of Justice in December 2014, after which she sat as a trial judge in Brampton. She was appointed a judge of the Court of Appeal for Ontario in July 2017. She has been and remains actively involved in legal education, both within and outside of Canada, including with the National Judicial Institute. She is also the recipient of many awards and recognitions, including the Catzman Award for Professionalism and Civility.
Justice Fairburn replaces Justice Harry LaForme, who recently retired from the Bench and the LCO Board of Governors. We thank Justice LaForme for his dedication to and involvement in the Law Commission of Ontario during his tenure.
The LCO is pleased to announce that Susie Lindsay will be joining the Commission as counsel
The Law Commission of Ontario is pleased to announce that Susie Lindsay will be joining the Commission as counsel. Susie has spent the last twelve years practising litigation: first in regulatory law at a large communications company, and then in civil defence and administrative law at a boutique litigation firm. Susie is a Fulbright Scholar, has a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School and was a fellow at the Berkman Klein Centre for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Susie will be joining the Commission on a one-year contract beginning November 19th 2018.