Ontario Chief Justice Annemarie Bonkalo has named a new judge to the Ontario Court of Justice this week.
Alain Perron will join the court April 25 in a bilingual position in Parry Sound.
Perron comes from a managing partner position at Wallace Carr Klien & Trenker and practised as an associate in criminal and family law after joining the bar in 1994.
Perron has prosecuted Provincial Offences Act matters for the City of North Bay and has acted as standing federal Crown for the Public Prosecution Service of Canada, in the past.
He has also been a part-time prosecutor for the Ministry of Transportation in Nipissing and was deputy judge in the Small Claims Court of the Superior Court of Justice. In his spare time, Perron has also held various executive positions with the North Bay General Hospital and the North Bay Crisis Centre.