The Faculty of Law is very pleased to welcome Erin Fitzpatrick as its first Mental Health and Wellness Counsellor working exclusively with law students. Erin will provide a variety of counselling supports to students, as well as expertise and support for the Faculty’s Student Wellness strategic initiatives.
Congratulations to uOttawa Faculty of Law alumna Camille Nelson (LLB ’94) on her appointment as the next Dean of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law, effective August 1, 2020.
On March 6, 2020, The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada announced the appointment of Marc E. Smith (LLB ’94) as a Judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario. This appointment falls under the government’s judicial application process (established in 2016) which emphasizes transparency, merit and diversity in order to ensure that appointed jurists meet high standards of excellence and integrity. Justice Smith will replace Justice R.N. Beaudoin, who became a supernumerary judge in September 2019.