New Judges Appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice
Ontario has appointed two new judges to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective February 1, 2017.
Justice Iona Marlene Jaffe was called to the bar in 1991. For the past 26 years, Justice Jaffe has worked primarily in federal prosecutions as a trial Crown, appellate counsel, and team leader. As a federal Crown, she prosecuted a wide variety of large-scale cases with multiple accused. Justice Jaffe's community work has included serving on the Board of Directors of the Alzheimer Society Peel, and coaching high school students to help them prepare for mock bail and trial competitions.
Chief Justice Lise Maisonneuve has assigned Justice Jaffe to preside in Brampton.
Justice Gregory Paul Reid Renwick was called to the bar in 1995. Since 1998, Justice Renwick has served as an Assistant Crown Attorney. He has extensive experience prosecuting Criminal Code and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act offenses. Justice Renwick served as Secretary of the Rights Advocacy Coalition for Equality, an organization that aims to protect individuals who face racial discrimination. He has also authored publications on legal topics, including policing and criminal law.
Chief Justice Lise Maisonneuve has assigned Justice Renwick to preside in Brampton.