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Because we know what is at stake for our client

When it comes to criminal defence, experience and knowledge are paramount. Ryan, the founder of our law firm, is a highly qualified and respected criminal defence lawyer with a wealth of expertise in defending individuals charged with a wide range of criminal offences. He graduated cum laude from the University of Ottawa and has extensive experience, having worked for one of the most prestigious law firms in Canada before starting his own practice.

We believe that everyone charged with a criminal offence deserves a strong and thorough defence, regardless of the nature of the charges. We have successfully defended hundreds of clients and have represented people at every level of court in Ontario. We are committed to providing a vigorous defence and being accessible to our clients at every step of the legal proceedings.

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Ryan continues to defend individuals charged with a range of offences, from less serious charges such as domestic assault and impaired driving to very serious offences such as trafficking cocaine, sexual assault and sexual interference, break and enter, aggravated assault and murder. Ryan has successfully defended hundreds of individuals and has represented people at every level of court in Ontario. He believes that every individual charged with a criminal offence deserves a thorough and vigorous defence and deserves to have a lawyer that is accessible to explain the criminal justice process at every step of the proceedings.

Meet Our Team

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Steven Skurka

Steven Skurka is a leading criminal defence lawyer who has spent decades defending accused persons charged with a range of offences, including very serious violent offences, such as murder, as well as major fraud and white collar offences.

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Trevor Lau

Trevor prides himself on his detail-oriented and creative approach to criminal defence: he is adept at pinpointing legal issues and crafting novel solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific needs.

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Lauren Teixeira

Lauren has always had a passion for criminal law. Prior to law school, Lauren graduated from the University of Guelph with an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Public Policy.

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Notable Successes

Every case is different and the following examples are not indicative of what will happen in your case. Our office frequently gets criminal charges withdrawn, but all the examples below are of successes that occurred after a contested proceeding.