NEW BRUNSWICK JUDICIAL APPOINTMENT ANNOUNCED

OTTAWA, February 6, 2015 – 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 Larry Landry, a sole practitioner in Dalhousie, New Brunswick, is appointed a judge of the Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick to replace Mr. Justice H.H. McLellan (Saint John), who elected to become a supernumerary judge as of May 25, 2013.

Mr. Justice Landry received a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Moncton in 1991. He was admitted to the Bar of New Brunswick in 1992 and was appointed Queen's Counsel in 2014.

Mr. Justice Landry had been practising as Larry Landry C.P. Inc. since 2007. He had been a lawyer with McIntyre & Kierstead (which became McIntyre, Kierstead & Landry) from 1992 to 2007, where he practised civil litigation, municipal law, criminal law, family law, and corporate law. He had been chairman of the New Brunswick Review Board (Criminal Code of Canada) since 2012; assistant registrar of the Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick and a member of the Education Committee of the Canadian Bar Association, New Brunswick Division, both since 1997; and past vice-president and board member of l'Association des juristes d'expression française du Nouveau-Brunswick.

This appointment is effective immediately.

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