Oral History

The Hon. Kent Kirkland 2005, 157 pages

Documenting the life and career of Kent Kirkland (b. 1941), a lawyer and judge. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1968 and specialized in family law. He was later appointed to the Family Court Bench in 1979. Interview topics include: University of Western Ontario, 1960-1963; U.W.O. Law School, 1963-1966; early litigation work; effect of 1968 Divorce Act; appointment to Court Bench, 1979; move to criminal cases; child protection cases; Family Court Judges Association; and Youth Court, among others. of five audio cassette recordings and a transcript with index (157 p.).

Status: Open

Occupation: Judge, Judge

Number of pages: 157

Read more about: Ontario Court of Justice

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2066936

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-166

Title: Interviews with Kent Kirkland

Date: 2004-2005

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records. - 5 audio cassettes (ca. 270 minutes)

Restrictions: No restrictions on access