MLT Aikins is pleased to announce Regina lawyer Michael Tochor has been appointed a judge of Her Majesty’s Court of Queen’s Bench.
On June 22, 2018, Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, made the announcement.
While at MLT Aikins, Justice Michael D. Tochor was a partner in the Regina office’s litigation group, focusing on administrative and public law, labour arbitration and occupational health and safety matters. Justice Tochor has extensive criminal trial and appellate experience, including both jury and non-jury trials. Additionally, he has written issues for various criminal law publications and presented at a number of legal education assemblies. Justice Tochor has appeared before the Saskatchewan courts and tribunals, the Federal Court, the Tax Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Justice Tochor received his law degree from the University of Saskatchewan and was called to the Saskatchewan Bar in 1984. He has been a member of the National Criminal Law Program since 2000, and has presented at the Law Society of Saskatchewan’s bar admission course annually since 1998. Justice Tochor is the founding member of The Book Project – a book delivery initiative that, to date, has delivered more than 27,000 books to Saskatchewan inmates. Justice Tochor was also the Chairperson of the Wascana Golf from 2016 to 2018 and currently sits on the Board of Directors of the RCMP Foundation, representing Saskatchewan.
Congratulations Justice Tochor on your new appointment.