Julie Maciura

Julie Maciura

Julie Maciura (she/her) is one of the founding partners of Steinecke Maciura LeBlanc. Julie is a member of the law societies of Ontario and New Brunswick. Julie has practised administrative law, with an emphasis on professional regulation, for over 30 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 in English Literature from the University of Lethbridge, a Master of Arts in English Literature from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Laws 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 was recognized as a specialist in health law by the Law Society of Ontario. In 2017, Julie obtained a Certificate in Adjudication from the Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators.

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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Recent Articles

& Presentations

  • Article: “What constitutes an adequate investigation?” – The Lawyer’s Daily, February 2023.
  • “Top Ten Cases of the Last Year”, presented at the Canadian Network of Agencies for Regulation Annual Conference, held in Charlottetown, PEI, October 25, 2022.
  • Article: “Perspectives on incompetence from Manitoba’s highest court” – The Lawyer’s Daily, October 2022.
  • “Amalgamation of Regulators” moderated session for Infonex Conference, held virtually, June 1, 2022.
  • “Governance Training” given to Council of College of Chiropodists of Ontario, February 25, 2022
  • “Registrar 101 Orientation”, training session taped for Health Profession Regulators of Ontario, December 2021
  • CLEAR National Certified Investigator/Inspector Training, Online Basic Program, Instructor, March and November 2021 and February 2022
  • “Top Ten Cases”, plenary session presented at the Canadian Network of Agencies for Regulation Annual Conference, held virtually, October 21, 2021
  • “The Top Ten Recent Cases you Need to Know About”, closing session at the Annual Educational Conference of the Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation, held virtually, September 24, 2021
  • “Issues Facing Professional Women”, co-presented a virtual discussion for the Canadian Network of Agencies for Regulation, March 17, 2021
  • “Conflict of Interest and Off-Duty Conduct”, presented to the Council of the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario, January 22, 2021
  • “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)