New Brunswick Courts

Chief Judge Marco R. Cloutier was appointed a Provincial Court Judge on January 30th, 2013.  Chief Judge Cloutier obtained his law degree at the Université de Moncton and was called to the New Brunswick Bar in 1998. Prior to his appointment to the Provincial Court, he was a partner with the Saint John office of a major Atlantic Canadian law firm. He brings eight years of experience on the bench, most recently serving as Associate Chief Judge.

Associate Chief Judge Brian C. McLean was appointed Associate Chief Judge on February 24, 2022.  Judge McLean graduated from the University of New Brunswick with an honours degree in history and political science in 1992 and a law degree in 1995.  He practiced law for almost two decades in Carleton County prior to being appointed in 2014. 

The Provincial Court of New Brunswick presently consists of a Chief Judge, an Associate Chief Judge, 20 judges, 9 supernumerary judges and 4 per diem judges as follows (in order of seniority):

The Honourable Judge Jacques J. L. Desjardins
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on April 15, 1981
Appointed Supernumerary status on May 28, 2008

The Honourable Judge J. Camille Vautour
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on June 5, 1989
Appointed Supernumerary status on June 5, 2014

The Honourable Judge R. Leslie Jackson
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on November 7, 1997
Appointed Associate Chief Judge of the Provincial Court on January 9, 2006
Appointed Chief Judge of the Provincial Court on December 15, 2006
Appointed Supernumerary status on January 1, 2014

The Honourable Judge Pierre W. Arseneault
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on October 1, 1988
Appointed Associate Chief Judge of the Provincial Court on December 15, 2006
Appointed Chief Judge of the Provincial Court on January 17, 2014
Appointed Supernumerary status on June 2, 2017
Appointed Per Diem status on November 1, 2021

The Honourable Judge Anne M. Jeffries
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on November 7, 1997
Appointed Per Diem status on September 30, 2012

The Honourable Judge David C. Walker
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on November 7, 1997
Appointed Supernumerary status on November 7, 2014

The Honourable Judge Henrik G. Tonning
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on July 29, 1999
Appointed Supernumerary status on July 13, 2020

The Honourable Judge Yvette Finn
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on August 5, 1999
Appointed Supernumerary status on January 23, 2017

The Honourable Judge Donald J. LeBlanc
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on April 13, 2000
Appointed Supernumerary status on April 30, 2015

The HonourableJudge Anne Dugas-Horsman
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on August 22, 2001
Appointed Supernumerary status on August 22, 2016

The Honourable Judge Ronald LeBlanc
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on April 2, 2002
Appointed Supernumerary status on April 3, 2017

The Honourable Judge W. Andrew LeMesurier
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on December 11, 2003

The Honourable Judge Mary Jane Richards
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on June 3, 2005
Appointed Associate Chief Judge of the Provincial Court on February 28, 2014
Appointed Per Diem status on January 1, 2022

The Honourable Judge Brigitte Sivret
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on April 1, 2007

The Honourable Judge Paul E. Duffie
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on June 19, 2008

The Honourable Judge Julian A.G. Dickson
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on October 1, 2009
Appointed Per Diem status on June 17, 2022

The Honourable Judge Kenneth L. Oliver
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on April 5, 2012

The Honourable Judge D. Troy Sweet
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on April 5, 2012

The Honourable Judge Brigitte Volpé
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on April 5, 2012

The Honourable Judge Marco R. Cloutier, Appointed Chief Judge of the Provincial Court on September 23, 2021
Appointed Associate Chief Judge March 11, 2021
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on January 30, 2013

The Honourable Judge Brian C. McLean
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on March 24, 2014
Appointed Associate Chief Judge on February 24, 2022

The Honourable Judge R. Andrew Palmer
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on November 7, 2014

The Honourable Judge Suzanne C. Bernard
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on January 27, 2016

The Honourable Judge Éric P. Sonier
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on January 27, 2016

The Honourable Judge Joanne Durette
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on June 1, 2017

The Honourable Judge Johanne-Marguerite Landry
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on June 1, 2017

The Honourable Judge Natalie H. LeBlanc
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on June 1, 2017

The Honourable Judge Lucie N. Mathurin
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on June 1, 2017

The Honourable Judge Kelly Ann Winchester
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on June 1, 2017

The HonourableJudge Luc J. Labonté
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on February 28, 2019

The Honourable Judge Cameron Gunn
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on February 28, 2019

The Honourable Judge Nicole Angers
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on July 16, 2019

The Honourable Judge Sébastien A. Michaud
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on December 16, 2021

The Honourable Judge Claude A. Haché
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on December 16, 2021

The Honourable Judge Anne M. Richard
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on December 16, 2021

The Honourable Judge Scott A. Brittain
Appointed Judge of the Provincial Court on March 30, 2022