OTTAWA, May 12, 2014 – 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 Darryl J. Brown, a lawyer with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice in Regina, is appointed a judge of the Court of Queen's Bench of Saskatchewan, Family Division, to replace Mr. Justice D.E.W. McIntyre (Regina), who elected to become a supernumerary judge as of February 2, 2014.

Mr. Justice Brown received a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan in 1988 and was admitted to the Bar of Saskatchewan in 1989. He began serving as Crown Counsel, Civil Law Division, for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice in 1989 and as coordinator of the Civil Litigation Section in 2008. His main area of practice was general civil litigation.

Mr. Justice Brown served as a member of the Court of Queen's Bench Rules Revision Committee from 2009 to 2011. He has been a speaker for the Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers' Association and the Ministry of Justice.

This appointment is effective immediately.