When someone is charged with a crime, the possible consequences of jail time, deportation, or a criminal record become all too real. With cases appearing in local newspapers and on the internet, there is also the risk of permanent damage to your reputation. When you hire an experienced lawyer, you get the benefit of a skill set that involves research, negotiation, and strategy. We will hear your story, examine the evidence, and give you a good sense of whether or not the Crown prosecutor will be able to prove the charges beyond a reasonable doubt. We will explain the best possible outcome, and what steps need to be taken to protect your reputation and fight for your future. Below is a sampling of the firm’s cases:

R. v. V.E. [2012] – Client employed at a food processing and sales facility where she allegedly stole thousands of dollars in inventory.  Client was charged with multiple counts of breach of trust and Theft Under $5000  – CHARGES WITHDRAWN AND NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. P.R. [2010] – Client misses court date on Theft Under $5000 charge – bench warrant for arrest issued – client comes into my office six months after warrant – successfully argue to rescind bench warrant without my client having to attend court or go into custody on the Fail to Appear charge – Theft charge subsequently withdrawn for charitable donation– CHARGES WITHDRAWN and NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. L.A. [2010] – Client charged with Drug Possession, Mischief relating to damage to property, and Theft Under $5000 stemming from alcohol induced outburst with several eyewitnesses – No prior criminal history – CHARGES WITHDRAWN AND NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. T.P. [2011] – While employed as a cashier at a major retailer, university student Client allegedly participated in scheme where co-accused would pretend to purchase items or gift cards that Client would not scan or cash in. Client was charged with Breach of Trust related Fraud Under $5000 and Theft Under $5000. Following discussions with the prosecutor, client completed extensive diversion program and all charges were eventually dropped. CHARGES WITHDRAWN – NO CRIMINAL RECORD

R. v. M.K. [2011] – While employed as an assistant manager at a major retail store, Client was accused of Breach of Trust Fraud following a police investigation into missing merchandise and the discounted sale of store gift cards on the internet.  The joint police and store investigation resulted in charges of Fraud Under $5000 and Theft Under $5000 being laid against the Client, who upon being charged made several admissions to the police.  Following discussions with the prosecutor, a joint submission for a conditional discharge was accepted by the court.  CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE – NO JAIL – NO CRIMINAL RECORD