116 Simcoe Street, Suite100, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

John M. Williams, Secretary

bio-williamsjGerrand Rath Johnson
Toronto Dominion Bank Building
1914 Hamilton Street, Suite 700
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4P 3N6

Phone: 306-522-3030
Fax: 306-522-3555
Email: jwilliams@grj.ca

John Williams was born and raised in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. At the University of Saskatchewan, he completed the Honours program in Political Science and thereafter studied Law, graduating in 1983. John articled as a law clerk to the Honourable E.D. Bayda, Chief Justice of Saskatchewan. On his admission to the Bar in 1984, John joined the predecessor to the firm, Rath Johnson Hart.

John enjoys writing on various legal topics. He has published articles and presented papers at provincial and national Legal Education Seminars. His involvement in the Canadian Bar Association has included the Task Force on Reform of the Criminal Code, the Legal Aid Liaison Committee and the Saskatchewan Criminal Justice Section, serving the latter two as Chair.

John is a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Council of Criminal Defence Lawyers and he has served on the Executive of its Saskatchewan affiliate as President. He enjoys coaching hockey and singing with the Studio Singers of Regina. John practices primarily in the fields of criminal and civil litigation.