One New Judge Appointed To The Central West Region
One new judge has been appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice in the Central West Region. In total, five judicial appointments have been made across Ontario and will be effective December 2, 2009.
Justice Steve Anthony Coroza was called to the Bar in 1997. He worked with the Ontario Legal Aid Plan as a staff duty counsel in criminal matters and as a federal Crown counsel since July 1998. As senior counsel to the Public Prosecution Service of Canada, he prosecuted offences and appeared at all levels of court in Ontario. He also supervised over 100 federal Crown agents throughout southern Ontario. He taught at Seneca College, Osgoode Hall Law School and the Advocates' Society and has been a panellist and presenter at various law associations' sessions. Justice Coroza served on the board of directors of the Alzheimer Society of Peel and as treasurer of the Mississauga Community Legal Services clinic. Chief Justice Annemarie E. Bonkalo has assigned Justice Coroza to preside in St. Catharines.