The Honourable Georgina R. Jackson, BA ’73

Award for Professional Achievement

2011 Honouree

One of Canada’s top jurists, Madam Justice Georgina Jackson (BA ’73) was admitted to the Bar of Saskatchewan in 1977 and received the Law Society of Saskatchewan’s award for most distinguished graduate of its Bar Admission course. In 1991, she was appointed Justice to the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan.

Madam Justice Jackson frequently speaks on judicial ethics, appellate advocacy, statutory interpretation, courtroom practice and procedure, and insolvency law. She serves on numerous committees and commissions, including: Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan; Canadian Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics (1999-2007); International Association of Women Judges (1999-2007); Equality/Diversity Committee of the Law Society of Saskatchewan (1999-2007); and the Canadian Institute of Administrative Justice.