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.