Brief Biographical Note of Associate Chief Justice Alexandra Hoy

Justice Alexandra Hoy was appointed Associate Chief Justice to the Court of Appeal for Ontario on June 6, 2013. She was appointed to the Court of Appeal for Ontario on December 1, 2011, after having served as a judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, in Toronto, since January of 2002. On the Superior Court, she sat frequently on the Commercial List, although she presided in all areas of the court’s operations: civil (including estates), family, criminal, commercial, and Divisional Court. From April 2006 to December 2007, she was one of three judges of the Superior Court in Toronto designated to hear class action matters.

From the time of her call to the Bar until her appointment to the Superior Court, Justice Hoy was first an associate, and then a partner, at Lang Michener (now McMillan LLP). She represented both public and private corporations on significant corporate and commercial transactions.

Justice Hoy studied at the University of Alberta, Université Laval, and York University, graduating with a B.A. (Hons.) in Fine Art from York University in 1975. She is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1980.

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