Assault, breach of undertaking, and failure to attend court

Our client picked one of our lawyers off the list in police cells. Months earlier, he had been charged with assaulting his girlfriend and released on bail conditions that prohibited him from contacting that girlfriend - he had a trial scheduled, but no lawyer. A few months later, he had been charged with breaching his […]
March 6, 2020

Dangerous driving, obstructing a peace officer, possessing a loaded restricted firearm, possessing cocaine, and breaching conditions

Our client was bound by a probation order, two firearms prohibition orders, and bail conditions from Toronto. One day, he was in a car with two or three other men in Ottawa when the car ran a red light and crashed into another vehicle. According to an off-duty police officer, our client climbed out of […]
January 3, 2020

Attempted murder, conspiracy, aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, and possessing dangerous weapons

Our client and his friend were recent high school graduates in their first year of college studies. Our client was studying to be an airplane mechanic and his friend was studying to be a pilot. They were both soccer players, frequently playing and practicing at soccer fields around Ottawa, including at an east-end high school. […]
November 1, 2019


Our client and his ex-wife had finished their child custody proceedings. Under the terms of their family court order, our client's ex-wife was encouraged not to attend events when the children were in our client's custody and required not to communicate with them. However, at a children's hockey game, our client's ex-wife attended and came […]
October 4, 2019

Dangerous driving causing bodily harm

Our client was driving in an unfamiliar neighborhood when he made a wrong turn down a major roadway. Two eye witnesses said that it looked like our client had been speeding and using his cell phone while driving. Our client failed to stop at a red light and T-boned another vehicle. The other driver initially […]
September 6, 2019

Impaired operation and operation while "over 80"

Our client was driving to a friend's house in an unfamiliar neighborhood after midnight. She made a wide right turn on a red light without stopping, which¬†caught the attention of a male police officer driving an unmarked cruiser. The male police officer eventually stopped our client's vehicle in order to investigate whether she was impaired […]
August 2, 2019

Trafficking cannabis, possessing cannabis for the purpose of trafficking, and possessing property obtained by crime

Prior to the legalization of marijuana in Canada, our client was an employee at a marijuana dispensary. Investigators were particularly concerned with this dispensary because it was located close to a children's playground and they feared that dispensaries could be targeted for robberies. After observing our client and her fellow employees sell cannabis products, the […]
July 5, 2019

Sexual assault

Our client was a taxi driver. Late one night, he agreed to to drive an intoxicated young woman to her friend's residence. The next day, he was informed that there had been a sexual assault complaint filed with his company. Two months later he was arrested and charged with sexual assault.   According to the […]
June 7, 2019

Impaired operation, dangerous driving, flight from police, resisting arrest, and assaulting a peace officer with a weapon

Two police officers were conducting a routine snowmobile patrol. These officers attempted to stop our client, who was travelling on a snowmobile. According to the officers, our client failed to stop when flagged to do so, accelerated down a narrow trail, and collided with one of the officer's vehicle. The officers claimed that they needed […]
May 3, 2019


Our client was pursuing a university degree and wanted to work in a "vulnerable sector." One night, while camping with his wife and their baby, our client and his wife got into an argument, during which he pushed her in the stomach with a closed fist. Against her wishes, fellow campers called the police. Our […]
April 5, 2019
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