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Appointed, Ex-Officio and Honorary Benchers

Appointed Benchers

Robert Bateman
Seymour Epstein, P.Eng
Dr. Benson Lau, O. Ont
Nancy Lockhart, O. Ont
Geneviève Painchaud
Clare Sellers
Gerald Sheff
Doug Wellman


Ex-Officio Benchers
The Hon. Doug Downey, MPP
Bob Aaron
The Hon. Robert P. Armstrong, Q.C.
Larry Banack
Christopher Bentley
Michael Bryant
Paul Copeland, C.M., LSM
Abraham Feinstein, Q.C., LSM
The Hon. Lee K. Ferrier, Q.C.
Patrick G. Furlong, Q.C., LSM
Gary Lloyd Gottlieb, Q.C.
The Hon. John D. Ground, Q.C.
Howard G. Hampton
Charles A. Harnick, Q.C., LSM
George D. Hunter
Vern Krishna, C.M., Q.C., FRSC, LSM
Ronald D. Manes
The Hon. R. Roy McMurtry, O.C., O.Ont., Q.C., LSM
W. A. Derry Millar, LSM
Daniel J. Murphy, Q.C.
Ross W. Murray, Q.C.
Alan W. Pope, Q.C.
Julian Porter, Q.C., LL.D.
Judith M. Potter
The Hon. Allan Rock, P.C., Q.C.
Clayton Ruby, C.M., LL.D.
Arthur R.A. Scace, C.M., Q.C.
The Hon. James M. Spence, Q.C., LL.D.
Norman W. Sterling, Q.C.
Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C., LSM
Gerald A. Swaye, Q.C., C.S.
J. James Wardlaw, Q.C., LSM
Bradley H. Wright
David S. Young


Ex-Officio Benchers - Inactive/Retired
Gavin MacKenzie (effective April 19, 2017)
Heather Joy Ross (ret. June 30, 2019)


Honorary Benchers  
His Royal Highness Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales
Thomas G. Conway, LL.D. (Emeritus Treasurer)
Janet E. Minor (Emeritus Treasurer)
Laurie H. Pawlitza, LL.D. (Emeritus Treasurer)