May 29, 2015 – Ottawa, ON – Department of Justice.
The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Central Nova, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment:
The Honourable Grace Choi, a lawyer with Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP in Vancouver, is appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia, to replace Mr. Justice R. Crawford (New Westminster), who elected supernumerary status on August 18, 2014.
Madam Justice Choi received a Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie University in 1992, was admitted to the Bar of British Columbia in 1993 and was admitted to the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1996. In 2013, she became an Accredited Family Law Mediator by the Law Society of British Columbia. She was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2014.
Madam Justice Choi was previously a senior family law counsel with Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP in Vancouver – a position she had held since 2014. She was an associate lawyer with Davis LLP from 1993 to 2005, when she became a partner with that firm.
Madam Justice Choi has published numerous papers regarding family law and has been a presenter on several occasions for the Continuing Legal Education Society. In 2007, she became a member of the Board of Trustees for Shaughnessy Heights United Church and she served as a Director of the Korean Canadian Lawyers’ Association since 1996.
This appointment is effective immediately.
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