• Areas of Practice
    • Criminal Law
    • Professional Discipline
    • Occupational Health & Safety
Regina, SK
T: 306-565-5147
F: 306-359-0785

Aaron Fox’s primary areas of practice are criminal law, professional discipline and civil litigation.  Aaron appears as counsel regularly, in both courts and professional discipline tribunals throughout Saskatchewan, and has appeared in the Supreme Court of Canada on a number of occasions.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and an advocacy advisor for the Supreme Court of Canada Advocacy Institute.  

Bar Admission

  • Saskatchewan, 1978

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Saskatchewan, 1977
  • Bachelor of Arts (English), University of Saskatchewan, 1974

Community Involvement

  • Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame, Board of Directors, 2009
  • Regina Symphony Orchestra
    • Governor, 2000-2003
  • Hockey Regina
    • Coach, 1990-2011
    • Zone 5 Chairman, 2000-2002
    • Hockey Coach Mentor, 2002-2010
    • Coaching Development Committee, 2005-2008
    • Chair of Host Committee for 2006 World Under 17 Hockey Challenge
  • Wascana Country Club
    • President, 2012-2013
    • Vice President, 2010-2012
  • Assistant Vice-President Legal for 1995 Grey Cup Inc.

Awards & Recognition

  • STLA Outstanding Lawyer Award, Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
  • Si Halyk Visiting Scholar in Advocacy, U of S College of Law, 2011
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, 2001
  • Fellowship is extended only by invitation, after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality.
  • Advocacy Advisor, Supreme Court Advocacy Institute
  • Benchmark Canada, “Local Litigation Stars”: Criminal Law and Professional Liability, 2013
  • "Best Lawyers in Canada", Criminal Defence, 2006-present
  • Martindale Hubbell AV rating, 2000
  • Saskatchewan Legal Education Society Volunteer Award (South Saskatchewan), 2000
  • Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1997

Memberships & Associations

  • Regina Bar Association, President, 1988-1989
  • Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers’ Association, Secretary and Regina District Governor, 1989-2000
  • Canadian Bar Association
    • Saskatchewan Branch, Gender Equity Committee, Chair, 1998-2000
    • Saskatchewan Branch, Gender Equity Committee, Member, 1994-2000
  • Law Society of Saskatchewan
  • Saskatchewan Court of Appeal
    • Criminal Rules Committee
    • Liaison Committee
  • Director, Sopinka Cup Trial Advocacy Committee 

Aaron has been a regular lecturer and presenter at various Continuing Legal Education Programs as well as a faculty member for the Trial Advocacy Workshop presented by the Law Society of Saskatchewan.  In 2002 he was presented with the Saskatchewan Legal Education Society Volunteer Award.  In 2011 he was the Si Halyk, Q.C. Visiting Scholar in Advocacy at the University of Saskatchewan.  He is also an advocacy advisor for the Supreme Court of Canada Advocacy Institute. 

Some of his presentations include: 

Criminal Appeals - Practice and Procedure

Section 10(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

“Jury Trials – Selecting a Jury”

“Cross-Examination – Civil Trials”

"Cross-Examination on Previous Inconsistent Statements", Criminal Law Update Seminar

"Do You Need Legal Help Reciting the Alphabet at 2:00 a.m.?: Sections 9 and 10(b) of the Charter"

Expert Witness Trial Advocacy College, STLA, 2008

"Dismissal Pursuant to The Police Act, 1990": Saskatchewan Federation of Police Officers, 2006

"Litigating Sexual Assault Cases": STLA Conference, 2005

Dismissal Pursuant to The Police Act, 1990: Western Labour Conference - Canadian Professional Police Association, 2005

"Judicial Inquiries": Canadian Professional Police Association  Annual General Meeting, 2005

"What Can You Do When They Stick a Camera in Your Face?: Dealing with the Media": STLA Conference, 2005

"Inquiries and Inquests": Panel Member, STLA Spring Conference, 2004

"What is an Impartial Juror?" CBA - Saskatchewan Branch, Bar Notes, Vol. XVIII, No. 2,2003

"The Big, The Bad and The Ugly; Mega Files, Mega Trials and Reviled Clients": STLA Annual Conference, 2002

"Section 657.3 Expert Witness Reports", 2002

"Dealing with the Media": Advocate Vol. 1, Issue 3,1999

"DNA Warrants" - SKLESI New Challenges Conference,1999

"Reasonable and Probable Grounds": Advocate Vol. 1, Issue 1,1999

Faculty Member: SKLESI Trial Advocacy Workshop - 1998, 2007, 2008, 2010

"Why Don't We Lock Everyone Up?": Advocate,1998

"Victim Services or Agents of the Crown": Advocate,1997

"The Midnight Call": Advocate,1995

Panel Member STLASpring Conference:  “Inquiries and Inquests,” 2004

Expert Witness Trial Advocacy College, STLA and the Forensic Interest Group of Saskatchewan:  Presenter and Mentor, 2008