Attorney General Announces Milton Judicial Appointment

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Attorney General Announces Milton Judicial Appointment

Ministry of the Attorney General

TORONTO, March 30 - Attorney General Michael Bryant today announced the appointment of Roselyn Zisman as a provincial judge to the Ontario Court of Justice. "Madam Justice Zisman has developed a broad range of expertise throughout her career which will serve her well in her new role on the bench," said Bryant. "This appointment reflects the high standards of the Ontario Court of Justice." Madam Justice Zisman was called to the Bar in 1976 and since then has been in private practice in family, child protection and criminal law. She has also advised and represented several Children's Aid Societies, including Native Child and Family Services. She has represented children as a panel lawyer in the Office of the Children's Lawyer and has represented parties under the Hague Convention in child abduction matters. Madam Justice Zisman has been a representative of the Ontario Court of Justice on the Family Rules Committee. She has served on the executive and chaired various committees of the Ontario Bar Association and the Family Lawyers Association. She has been a member of the Alliance for Sustainable Legal Aid since 2000, and has been a member of the Legal Aid Ontario Area Committee in Toronto and chair of the Legal Aid Ontario Advisory Committee. She has also promoted and contributed to legal education through numerous publications, presentations and conferences. Chief Justice Brian W. Lennox has assigned Madam Justice Zisman to preside in Milton effective April 11, 2007. Bryant has appointed 65 judges since the McGuinty government was sworn in on October 23, 2003. Disponible en français www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca Contact Info For further information: Greg Crone, Ministry of the Attorney General, Minister's Office, (416) 326-1785; Brendan Crawley, Ministry of the Attorney General, Communications Branch, (416) 326-2210 HELP | CONTACT US | PRIVACY | IMPORTANT NOTICES © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2008-2009 — Last Modified: February 15, 2009 For further information: Greg Crone, Ministry of the Attorney General, Minister's Office, (416) 326-1785; Brendan Crawley, Ministry of the Attorney General, Communications Branch, (416) 326-2210