Judiciary

Judges

Chief Justice Deborah E. Fry:  Appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland on March 30, 2007;  Appointed as Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal on June 22, 2018.

Justice Gale Welsh: Appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland in March of 1999; Appointed to the Court of Appeal March 2001.

Justice Lois R. Hoegg: Appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland June 1, 2007; Appointed to the Court of Appeal June 18, 2010.

Justice Francis P. O’Brien: Appointed to the Court of Appeal on June 08, 2017.

Justice William H. Goodridge: Appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland on March 02, 2007; Appointed to the Court of Appeal on October 19, 2018.

Justice Gillian D. Butler: Appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland on March 02, 2007; Appointed to the Court of Appeal on May 01, 2019.

Supernumerary Judges

Justice J. Derek Green: Appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland in May of 1992; Appointed to the Court of Appeal  June 1996; Appointed Chief Justice of the Trial Division October 2000; Appointed Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal, March 27, 2009; Elected supernumerary status December 01 2017.

Justice Michael F. Harrington: Appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador March 2, 2007; Appointed to the Court of Appeal July 29, 2009; elected supernumerary status July 2, 2018.

Justice Charles W. White: Appointed to the Court of Appeal on April 29, 2009; elected supernumerary status May 01, 2019.

Former Judges

(since the creation of the two divisions of the Supreme Court in 1975)

Chief Justice R. S. Furlong:  Appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland in June of 1959; Appointed to the Court of Appeal as Chief Justice of Newfoundland July 1975; Retired December 9, 1979; [Deceased February 9, 1996].

Chief Justice A. S. Mifflin:  Appointed to the Supreme Court of Newfoundland in June of 1964; Appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, Trial Division July 1975; Appointed to the Court of Appeal as Chief Justice of Newfoundland in December 1979; Stepped down as Chief Justice September 1986; Retired June 19, 1995 [Deceased April 16, 2010]

Chief Justice Noel Goodridge:  Appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland in November of 1975; Appointed to the Court of Appeal as Chief Justice of Newfoundland in November 1986;  Stepped down as Chief Justice January 1996;  Retired April 15, 1997; [Deceased December 12, 1997].

Chief Justice J. R. Gushue:  Appointed to the Court of Appeal in February of 1976; Appointed Chief Justice of Newfoundland March 1996; Stepped down as Chief Justice in November 1998; Retired April 15, 2002. [Deceased October 25, 2015]

Justice H. B. Morgan:  Appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland in May of 1975; Appointed to the Court of Appeal July 1975; Retired June 1994; [Deceased December 30, 1999].

Justice J. W. Mahoney:  Appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland in July of 1975; Appointed to the Court of Appeal February 1982; Retired December 2001; [Deceased September 30, 2006].

Justice J. J. O’Neill:  Appointed to the Court of Appeal in November of 1986; Retired February 2002. [Deceased February 02, 2015]

Justice W.W. Marshall: Appointed to the Court of Appeal in November of 1986; Retired May 2003.

Justice G. L. Steele:  Appointed Judge of the District Court in July of 1975; Appointed Chief Judge of the District Court August 1977; Appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland in February of 1982; Appointed to Court of Appeal June 1989; Retired September 2002.

Justice Margaret A. Cameron:  Appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland in September of 1983; Served in Unified Family Court Division until 1985; Appointed to the Court of Appeal May 1992; Retired May 14, 2010.

Justice Denis M. Roberts: Appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland in July of 1988; Appointed to the Court of Appeal March 1999; Elected supernumerary status March 1, 2007; Retired July 30, 2010.

Justice Clyde K. Wells:  Appointed to the Court of Appeal in May of 1998; Appointed Chief Justice of Newfoundland January 1999; Elected supernumerary status March 2, 2009; Retired November 8, 2012.

Justice Keith Mercer: Appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland in May of 1992; Appointed to the Court of Appeal July 2003; Elected supernumerary status April 2009. [Deceased August 15, 2015].

Justice Malcolm Rowe: Appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland in June of 1999;  Appointed to the Court of Appeal December 2001.  Appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada on October 28, 2016.

Justice Leo Barry: Appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland in June 1989: Appointed to the Court of Appeal May 2007; Elected supernumerary status September 1, 2009; Retired August 7, 2018.