Two judicial appointments

The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., QC, MP for Central Nova, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced the following appointments on June 14:

The Honourable Cindy A. Bourgeois, a judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, is appointed a judge of the Court of Appeal of Nova Scotia to replace Madam Justice L.L. Oland, who elected to become a supernumerary judge effective June 22, 2014.

Madam Justice Bourgeois was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia in 2009. At the time of her appointment, she was managing partner with Hicks, LeMoyne, which she joined after being admitted to the Bar of Nova Scotia in 1992. Her main areas of practice were civil and commercial litigation, including personal injury and employment law. She served as a Small Claims Court Adjudicator from 2006 to 2009.

The Honourable Jamie S. Campbell, a judge of the Provincial Court of Nova Scotia in Halifax, is appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia to replace Madam Justice C.A. Bourgeois.

Mr. Justice Campbell was appointed to the Provincial Court in 2005. He served as President of the Nova Scotia Provincial Judges Association, as Chair of the Nova Scotia Courthouse Standards Committee, and as an instructor at Dalhousie Law School. Prior to his appointment, he practised with Cox Hanson and its predecessor firms in Halifax. His main areas of practice were family law, labour and employment law, and Aboriginal law.

Both appointments were effective June 22, 2014.

See the June 14 announcement from Justice Canada, and these two announcements on the Courts of Nova Scotia website:

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