McCarthy Tétrault Partner Warren B. Milman Appointed Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia
Vancouver, June 27, 2017 –The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, has announced that Warren B. Milman, partner at McCarthy Tétrault, has been appointed as judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Vancouver. He replaces Madam Justice S.K. Balance who elected to retire December 31, 2016, effective immediately.
“For 24 years, Warren has been an exceptional litigator in our Vancouver office. He has been highly sought after for his sound advice in the areas of insolvency, commercial litigation, class actions defence, and constitutional law,” said Sven Milelli, British Columbia Managing Partner of McCarthy Tétrault LLP.
During the decades Warren has practised, he has acted on a number of occasions for the Crown and for the defence in criminal and regulatory prosecutions. His broad experience compliments his education and incredible dedication to his pro bono work.
Completing a B.A. at McGill University, Warren went on to pursue studies in classical archaeology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem from 1985-1988. He then returned to McGill to obtain his LLB and BCL in 1992. He was called to the British Columbia Bar and admitted to the State Bar of California, both in 1993.
Throughout his career, Warren has devoted himself to promoting access for all Canadians to justice and the law. He has taken on many pro bono cases, both before courts and regulatory tribunals to help Canadians from all walks of life to receive fair treatment, and access to the legal system. He served as chair of Pro Bono Law of British Columbia, was appointed as a governor of the Law Foundation of British Columbia in 2010 and served as chair of its board of governors in 2015 and 2016.
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