The Honourable Richard J. F. Chartier
, formerly a judge of the Provincial Court of Manitoba
, was appointed a judge of the Manitoba Court of Appeal
on November 23, 2006. He replaced Mr. Justice A. Kerr Twaddle, who elected to become a supernumerary judge.
Mr. Justice Chartier received a Bachelor of Laws in 1982 from the Université de Moncton
and Bachelor of Arts in 1979 from Collège Universitaire de Saint-Boniface
and was admitted to the Bar of Manitoba in 1983. Before being appointed to the Provincial Court in 1993, he practised with the firm of Aikins MacAulay Thorvaldson in Winnipeg (from 1986–1993). As a lawyer, he developed an expertise in corporate and commercial law, banking law, real estate law, municipal law and tax law. His criminal law and family law expertise developed in the 13 years he served on the Provincial Court. Since becoming a judge, Mr. Justice Chartier has been a member of the Provincial Court Management Committee, Chair of the Rules Committee of the Provincial Court and Chair of the Youth Front-End Administrative Model Subcommittee.
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