The IBA is Proud to recognize IBA Member Tina Dion on her appointment to the bench.

The Indigenous Bar Association is Proud to recognize IBA Member Tina Dion on her appointment to the bench. JudgeTina Dion, a member of Kehewin Cree Nation, was appointed by the Government of British Columbia to the BC Provincial Court effective May 29, 2019. 

Judge Dion will be assigned to the Fraser region with chambers in Port Coquitlam. Judge Dion received a bachelor of laws (LLB) from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and a doctor of juridical science from the University of Arizona, and was called to the bar in 1999. She started her career as a lawyer in a small criminal defence practice before moving on to a large national firm where she worked in civil litigation. From there she was in-house counsel for the Tsawwassen First Nation before becoming a managing lawyer of a small firm. Most recently she has been a sole practitioner. She also taught as an adjunct professor at UBC for 12 years. Judge Dion was appointed as Queen’s Counsel in 2016.