The Honourable Justice Selwyn Romilly is the first Black person to be named to the BC Supreme Court

Justice Selwyn Romilly is recognized as an eminent jurist in the province. Milestones in his celebrated career include:

1966 – Graduated Peter A. Allard School of Law, UBC

1974 – Appointed to the provincial court of B.C.

1991 – Voted by BC lawyers as one of the four best Provincial Court Judges in the province

1995 – Appointed as BC Supreme Court Justice

2008 – Received a distinguished service award from the Black Law Students Association of Canada

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