Julie Maciura

Julie Maciura is the Managing Partner of Steinecke Maciura LeBlanc. Julie has practised administrative law, with an emphasis on professional regulation, for over 20 years. She acts as general counsel, prosecutor, and independent legal counsel for numerous Ontario regulators. Julie’s general counsel work includes training specific to the needs of statutory committees, guidance to regulators on Registration and Quality Assurance matters, as well as drafting regulations, by-laws, standards and policies. Julie has also performed comprehensive legal audits of various statutory programs and processes for regulators and has experience with strategic planning. Julie has appeared in all levels of court in Ontario representing the interests of regulators on appeals and judicial review applications.

Julie regularly gives presentations to regulators, law school classes and at professional conferences on health law, administrative law, and professional regulation. She has written numerous articles for the firm’s newsletter, Grey Areas, as well as its blog, Regulation Pro. She is co-author of the first and second editions of The Annotated Statutory Powers Procedure Act.

Julie has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of Lethbridge, a Master’s degree in English Literature from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School. She also obtained a Master of Laws degree (Administrative Law) from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2007. In 2012, Julie received her specialist certification in health law from the Law Society of Ontario.

Julie is a past member of both the Financial Services Tribunal and the Council of Health Quality Ontario, and was the 2019 recipient of the Consumer Protection Award from the Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation.

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  • “Top Ten Cases”
    CNAR, November 2020
  • Instructor for NCIT Basic Training
    CLEAR, November 2020
  • “Supporting the Decision-Writing Process”
    CLEAR, October 2020
  • “Top Ten Cases”
    CNAR Quebec City, October 2019
  • “What Makes a Good Regulator?” (Pre-Conference Event)
    CNAR Quebec City, October 2019
  • “Pursuing Proportionality”
    SML Online Learning Series, September 2019
  • “Occupational Regulation under Siege”
    Presented at the Canadian Council of Veterinary Registrars’ International Symposium, Vancouver, June 25, 2019
  • “Top Regulatory Cases”
    With Amigo Wade at the Discipline Case Management Conference of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Memphis, Tennessee, June 11, 2019
  • “Governance Concepts & Trends”
    SML Online Learning Series, May 2019
  • “Assessing Powers and Duties”
    Presented as part of ‘Prosecuting and Defending Profession Discipline Cases’, Osgoode Professional Development, Toronto, April 24, 2019
  • “Assessing Credibility & Writing Reasons: A Workshop for Tribunal Members”
    Presented by SML at The Advocate’s Society, February 2019
  • “How Off-Duty Use of Social Media May Lead to Professional Discipline”
    Journal of Nursing Regulation, vol. 9, Issue 4, January 2019 (with A. Wade)
  • “Setting Precedents – The Top Ten Recent Cases You Need To Know About”
    CLEAR, Philadelphia, September 2018
  • “Incapacity Issues”
    SML Online Learning Series, January 2018
  • “Top Ten Cases of the Past Year”
    CNAR, Halifax, October 2017
  • “Regulators Under Siege”
    SML Online Learning Series, October 2017
  • “ICRC Issues – Regulatory Potpourri”
    SML Online Learning Series, January 2017
  • “Front Page Challenge – Regulating in the Media Spotlight”
    CNAR, Toronto, November 2016
  • “Top Ten Cases of the Past Year”
    CNAR, Toronto, November 2016
  • “The Annotated Statutory Powers Procedure Act, Second Edition”
    Thomson Reuters, September 2016 (with Rebecca Durcan)
  • “The Art of Writing Reasons”
    SML/Field Law Workshop, Osgoode PD Centre, Toronto, June 2016
  • “How the Courts Influence the Discipline Process”
    SML Online Learning Series, May 2016
  • “Developments in Professional Regulation”
    Infonex Conference, Toronto, April 2016
  • “A New Era of Transparency in Health Care Regulation”
    Ontario Bar Association Annual Institute – Health Law Update, Toronto, February 2016
  • “The Regulation of Health Professionals in Ontario”
    University of Windsor Law School ‘Advocacy before Administrative Tribunals’ class, Windsor February 2016
  • “The Top Ten Cases you Need to Know About”
    CLEAR Conference, Boston, September 2015

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