The Honourable Judge Gerald Morin was born and raised in Cumberland
House, SK and is a member of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation. He attended
Charlebois School up to grade 10, and because there was no high school
at home, he left and completed his high school at the L.P. Miller High
School in Nipawin, SK, in 1971.
Judge Morin attained his Certificate in Social Work form the University
of Regina in 1978. He has worked as a probation officer in Northern Saskatchewan,
and a professor at the University of Manitoba, where he taught Community
Judge Morin returned to the University of Saskatchewan and attained his
Law Degree in 1987. He practiced law in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan at
the Pandila-Morin Law Office, and appeared in all levels of court including
the Supreme Court of Canada. Judge Morin received a Queen’s Counsel
designation in1999 — the first Aboriginal person to receive a Q.C.
designation in the history of Saskatchewan.
Judge Morin was appointed to the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan on January
24, 2001. He has since developed and has been delivering The Cree Court.