News Release - January 26, 2001
NEW JUDGE FOR SASKATOON/KINDERSLEY
Robert Jackson, Q.C. has been appointed a judge of the Provincial Court for
"Judge Jackson's extensive knowledge of family, criminal, business and farm law
will serve him well in his new role as a Provincial Court judge," acting
Justice Minister John Nilson said.
Judge Jackson received his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan
in 1978. Since then, he has practiced law with the firm of Goldstein Jackson
Scharfstein Gibbings in Saskatoon becoming a partner in 1984. Judge Jackson
received his Queen's Counsel appointment in 1996.
Judge Jackson has been a sessional lecturer at the Colleges of Commerce and
Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan since 1978, as well as conducting a
number of seminars in the area of business and farm law.
Judge Jackson takes an active interest in his community and is a regular
volunteer in his children's school and community-based sports activities. He
has served as a board member of the Saskatchewan Squash Association, St.
Andrew's Presbyterian Church, and Habitat for Humanity, as well as working in
fund raising campaigns for the Y.M.C.A. and the United Way.
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