Past District Court Judges

Name of Judge

 

Date of Appointment

 

 

His Honour Sydney Howard Good

01.04.1970

Retired 1977

His Honour William Page Pidgeon

01.04.1970

Appointed Supreme Court 16.08.1982

His Honour Desmond Charles Heenan

March 1970

Appointed Supreme Court 30.01.1995

His Honour Robert Edmond Jones

01.04.1970

Appointed Supreme Court 01.10.1973

His Honour Arthur Kay

08.03.1972

Retired May 1978

His Honour Frank Ackland

01.10.1973

Retired 31.05.1986

His Honour Victor James Alexander O'Connor

18.02.1974

Retired 22.12.1987

His Honour Ivan Russell Gunning

11.02.1977

Retired 31.12.1998

His Honour Brian Thomas O'Dea

28.05.1978

Retired 22.02.1996

His Honour Francis Joseph Whelan

16.11.1981

Retired 29.07.1993

His Honour Kevin James Hammond

15.02.1982

Chief Judge 30.01.1995
Resigned 01.01.2004

His Honour George Travers Sadleir

30.08.1982

Retired 30.04.1999

His Honour John Samuel

14:02.1983

Deceased 28.03.1986

His Honour Nigel Henry Clarke

02.04.1984

Retired 31.03.1998

Her Honour Antoinette Kennedy

15.03.1985

Chief Judge 01.01.2004
Retired 01.07.2010

His Honour Paul James Healy

18.03.1985

Deceased 22.08.2008

His Honour Henry Hall Jackson

21.04.1986

Appointed President Children's Court October 1989-1993
Retired 04.08.2006

His Honour Robert Denis Keall

28.05.1986

Retired 31.05.1994

His Honour Kerry White

05.06.1987

Appointed Supreme Court 17.05.1988

His Honour Robert John Viol

11.01.1988

Retired 05.03.2004

His Honour John Gerard Barlow

08.02.1988

Appointed Family Court 09.02.1998
Retired Family Court 11.02.2005

His Honour Peter John Williams

17.05.1988

Retired 16.02.2007

His Honour David Dennison Charters

11.07.1988

Chairman Worker's Compensation Board
Retired 11.08.2001

His Honour Peter Donald Blaxell

11.02.1991

Appointed Supreme Court 01.02.2005

His Honour Lawrence Alton Jackson

13.07.1992

Retired 06.02.2004

His Honour Michael Gerald Muller

28.07.1993

President Children's Court 1994
Retired 23.11.2007

Her Honour Mary Ann Yeats

28.07.1993

Retired 05.08.2011

His Honour Michael Denis Finbar O'Sullivan QC

01.06.1994

Retired 09.04.2009

Her Honour Valerie Jean French

16.11.1994

Retired 20.02.2009

His Honour Roger Anthony Macknay QC

16.11.1994

Retired 08.05.2009

His Honour Allan David Fenbury

01.02.1995

Retired 12.02.2016

His Honour Henry John Wisbey

18.03.1996

Retired 31.05.2013

Her Honour Shauna Marie Deane QC

13.02.1998

Retired 14.02.2014

His Honour Peter Maurice Nisbet

08.06.1998

Retired 20.06.2008

His Honour William George Groves

11.01.1999

Retired 11.01.2011

Her Honour Catherine Joan O'Brien

03.05.1999

 

Appointed President Children's Court
1 January 2002 - 12 March 2004
Retired 21.05.2010

 

His Honour Peter Dominic Martino

10.11.2000

Chief Judge 01.07.2010
Appointed Supreme Court 20.04.2015

Her Honour Carolyn Frances Jenkins

03.09.2001

Appointed Supreme Court 03.02.2004

Her Honour Jane Crisford SC

09.02.2004

Appointed Family Court 24.10.2006

His Honour Robert Anthony Mazza

10.02.2004

Appointed Supreme Court 08.03.2010

His Honour John Anthony Chaney SC

23.04.2004

Appointed Supreme Court & President of SAT 23.02.2009

Her Honour Judith Elsa Eckert

01.01.2005

Retired 03.05.2011

His Honour Richard Ellis Keen

05.02.2007

Retired 23.03.2016

Her Honour Janine Pritchard

18.06.2009

 

Appointed Supreme Court 15.06.2010

 

His Honour Jeremy Clive Curthoys

08.11.2011

Appointed Supreme Court & President of SAT 10.02.2014

Last updated: 10-Jun-2016

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