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Province appoints new provincial court judge in Kamloops

Raymond Phillips, a member of the Lytton First Nation - Nlaka'pamux, has been appointed as a provincial court judge in Kamloops.
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December 13, 2018 - 3:00 PM

KAMLOOPS - The province has appointed a new provincial court judge in Kamloops.

The new judge will be Raymond Phillips who is a member of the Lytton First Nation, according to a media release from the Ministry of Attorney General.

Phillips received his law degree from the University of British Columbia in 1993 and was called to the bar in 1994.

He also articled with the federal Department of Justice before joining the St'at'imc/Nlaka'pamux Legal Services Society as a staff lawyer.

Phillips has practiced criminal law, real estate, contracts and settlements, the Ministry says.

He also served as a duty counsel for the Chnúkcwentn First Nations Court since 2013 and the Merritt First Nations Court since 2017 and was appointed Queen's Counsel in 2015.

Phillips appointment will be filling a vacancy currently at the Kamloops provincial court.

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