Opening of the Courts of Ontario Ceremony 2023


The Opening of the Courts of Ontario Ceremony for 2023 will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2023 in Courtroom 6-1 at 361 University Avenue at 3:30pm. Remarks will be delivered by Chief Justice Michael Tulloch, Chief Justice Geoffrey Morawetz, and Chief Justice Sharon Nicklas. The ceremony can be watched live at

Applications open for Associate Judge appointment


Ministry of the Attorney General


Associate Judge (1 position)


This is an Order in Council appointment pursuant to s. 86.1 of the Courts of Justice Act. You will require legal, adjudicative, mediation and administrative skills. Associate Judges perform judicial duties in civil actions in the Superior Court of Justice, exercising the jurisdiction assigned to Associate Judges by the Rules of Civil Procedure.

At the direction of the Regional Senior Justice, you will be assigned to hear motions, conduct pre-trial or case conferences, and exercise case management and trial management functions. You may also be assigned to conduct references under the Construction Act and to serve as registrar in bankruptcy under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.

LOCATION: 393 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. Could also involve travel to other regions as assigned.


Membership in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario for at least ten years; good judgment, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, effective organization and computer skills. The position requires thorough knowledge of civil litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution and case management. Oral and written proficiency in French would be an asset, as would knowledge of proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Construction Act. A “G” driver’s licence and the ability to travel to surrounding court locations, including Brampton, Hamilton, Milton and Newmarket, are required.

POSTING DATE: April 5, 2023
CLOSING DATE: May 3, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.

Applications must be received by closing date.
All applications must be sent by email, as a PDF attachment, to

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