Roland Levesque has been appointed a Crown attorney in the Dartmouth office of the Public Prosecution Service. The appointment was announced today, March 23, by Martin Herschorn, director of Public Prosecutions. “I am very pleased to have a lawyer with Mr. Levesque’s extensive prosecutorial experience on board,” said Mr. Herschorn. “He is an excellent addition to our team of Crown attorneys.” A native of Moncton, Mr. Levesque graduated from the University of New Brunswick law school in 1975. That same year he was appointed a Crown prosecutor with the New Brunswick Department of Justice. In 1982 Mr. Levesque entered private practice. His emphasis in private practice was on civil and criminal litigation. In 2003 Mr. Levesque joined the Federal Prosecution Services of Justice Canada as a Crown prosecutor with the Organized Crime and Proceeds of Crime Unit. Mr. Levesque has lectured and been published on a number of legal topics. He is also active in his community. He is a past president of the Rotary Club of Grand Falls, N.B., and the local Crime Stoppers chapter. He is a former director of the Edmunston, N.B., Chamber of Commerce.