New Judge Appointed To The Ontario Court Of Justice
The Province has appointed a new judge to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective April 25, 2012.
Justice Alain H. Perron was called to the Bar in 1994. He joined the firm of Wallace Carr Klein & Trenker as an associate practising criminal and family law, then became a partner, and finally a managing partner in the firm. Justice Perron has prosecuted Provincial Offences Act matters for the City of North Bay, acted as a standing Federal Crown for the Public Prosecution Service of Canada, and has been a part-time prosecutor for the Ministry of Transportation in the District of Nipissing. Beginning in 2004, he was a deputy judge in the Small Claims Court of the Superior Court of Justice, and he was co-chair of the Justice on Target Committee for the District of Nipissing. Justice Perron is bilingual with experience conducting criminal litigation in French. He has been a long-time member of the Association des juriste d'expression française de l'Ontario and has volunteered with the Legal Aid Area Committee for the District of Nippissing. Justice Perron is active in his community, having held various executive positions with both the North Bay General Hospital and its foundation and the North Bay Crisis Centre. He has also coached youth soccer and hockey in the North Bay community. In 2011, he received an Ontario Volunteer Service Award from the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, recognizing his continuous years of commitment.
Chief Justice Annemarie E. Bonkalo has assigned Justice Perron to preside in a bilingual position in Parry Sound.