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Gary Cohen

Judge Gary Cohen
Judge Gary Cohen, Provincial Court of BC
Judge Gary Cohen of the Provincial Court of British Columbia is an editor emeritus for JP Boyd on Family Law. He graduated from the Faculty of Law at UBC in 1981 and practised law in Delta and White Rock for 17 years before being appointed to the Provincial Court in 1999. He was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1997. Judge Cohen was an active lawyer within the BC legal community prior to his judicial appointment, having held numerous offices within the Canadian Bar Association's BC Branch, and he is very active within the international judicial community, having been chair of the National Judges Forum, president of the International Association of Lesbian and Gay Judges, and president of the BC Provincial Judges Association. He was the recipient of the SOGIC Hero Award in 2012.