New Judge Appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice
Ontario has appointed a new judge to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective April 5, 2017.
Justice George Louis Orsini was called to the bar in 1992. For the past three years, he has served as Crown attorney in the County of Brant, where he developed significant expertise in the areas of Indigenous law and restorative justice through his involvement with the Indigenous Persons Court. Previously, Justice Orsini served as an assistant Crown attorney in the County of Brant for twelve years, assuming the lead role on all prosecutions arising from land reclamation disputes between Six Nations of the Grand River and the City of Brantford. He was also an assistant Crown attorney for two years with the Director of Crown Operations - Central West Regional Office and spent eight years as a criminal defence counsel in both Hamilton and Brantford
Justice Orsini is a board member for CHOICES Association, a charity that helps people with developmental disabilities participate in their communities. He also served on the Indigenous Justice Committee and the Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee for Brantford.
Chief Justice Lise Maisonneuve has assigned Justice Orsini to preside in London.