Robert Richards, Chief Justice of Saskatchewan, will step down in August 2023
Robert Richards (center) became a judge of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal in 2004 and the province's chief justice in 2013. (File photo )
Saskatchewan Chief Justice and Provincial Court of Appeal Judge Robert Richards announced on Saturday that he will step down on August 31, 2023 .
It has been an honor to serve the people of Saskatchewan as a member of the Court and as Chief Justice of my province, he wrote in his letter of resignation. on to Justice Minister Bronwyn Eyre.
Robert Richards became a Justice of the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan in 2004 and Chief Justice of the province in 2013 .
He studied law at the University of Saskatchewan and Harvard University. Before becoming a judge, he worked for the Supreme Court of Canada, the Department of Justice and the law firm MLT Aikins.
Robert Richards is also a speaker at the University of Saskatchewan for several years and regularly participates in law education programs.
He is also Chair of the Saskatchewan Judicial Council and First Vice-Chair of the Canadian Judicial Council.