Crown attorney appointed in Dartmouth: Gayle Karding

Gayle Karding has been appointed as a Crown attorney in the Dartmouth office of the Public Prosecution Service.

"Ms. Karding's background in criminal prosecutions along with her experience in forfeiture matters make her a solid addition to our team of Crown attorneys," said Martin Herschorn, Director of Public Prosecutions, in announcing the appointment on July 31.

From Halifax, Ms. Karding graduated from Dalhousie University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts and in 2007 with a Master of Arts. She graduated from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University in 2010. As a law student, Ms. Karding participated in work placements in the United Kingdom. She was also a Law School Admission Test instructor for the Princeton Review Canada.

Ms. Karding articled with the Ontario Ministry of Justice, Crown Law Office. She worked as a per diem counsel and later as assistant Crown attorney for several Crown offices in the greater Toronto area. She prosecuted criminal matters at both the provincial and superior levels of court.

In 2014, she was appointed Crown counsel at Ontario's Civil Remedies for Illicit Activities Office, providing legal advice to the assistant deputy Attorney General, drafting documents and arguing motions and applications for forfeiture in the Superior Court across Ontario.