Common Law Alumnus Daniel Boone (LL.B. 1988) Appointed to Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador

Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2018

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The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced on November 2, 2018 the appointment of Daniel Boone (LL.B. 1988) as a judge of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador in St. John’s.


Prior to his appointment, Justice Boone was a partner at Stewart McKelvey LLP. He articled with the firm (then Stirling Ryan) following his graduation from the University of Ottawa, was called to the bar of Newfoundland and Labrador in 1989, and practiced throughout his entire legal career with Stirling Ryan and its successor, Stewart McKelvey.


Justice Boone’s practice focused on civil litigation, and he acquired extensive experience in medical malpractice, insurance law, construction law and class actions. He has received numerous distinctions throughout his career, including an appointment as Queen’s Counsel in 2014, and he was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers in 2015.


He has also been involved in the community throughout his career, in the areas of access to justice, as Chair of the Law Foundation, and the arts, as a director of both the Newfoundland and Labrador Film Development Corporation and the Perchance Theatre Company.


Congratulations to Justice Boone on his appointment!


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