The Honourable David D. Smith, Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick
The Honourable David Duncan Smith was appointed Chief Justice of the Court of the Queen's Bench of New Brunswick in April 1998 after serving as a judge of the Family Division since May 1993. A graduate of Acadia University with a B. Comm. and the University of New Brunswick with an LL.B., Chief Justice Smith was called to the New Brunswick Bar in 1971 and appointed Queen's Counsel in 1985. He is a former member of the New Brunswick Parole Board and has held leadership positions in the New Brunswick branch of the Canadian Bar Association, the Moncton YMCA, the Moncton Airport Board, the Rotary Club and United Way. He is a former Director of Canadair Limited and Junior Achievement.