Nicole Duval Hesler
|Chief Justice of Quebec|
October 7, 2011 – April 8, 2020
|Preceded by||J. J. Michel Robert|
|Succeeded by||Manon Savard|
|Born||April 8, 1945|
Quebec City, Quebec
Nicole Duval Hesler (born April 8, 1945) is the first woman chief justice of Quebec. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Marianopolis College in 1964. Duval Hesler was admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1968, appointed to the Superior Court of Quebec in 1992 and appointed to the Court of Appeal of Quebec in 2006. On October 7, 2011, Prime Minister Stephen Harper named Duval Hesler the chief justice of the Court of Appeal.
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