If you’ve been accused of a crime, it can be one of the most difficult experiences of your life. Get the help you need from an experienced professional: it could be the difference between a successful outcome and life-changing consequences. Based in Edmonton, we practice throughout Alberta, Western Canada, and the Northwest Territories. Contact us today to get your free consultation.
Our criminal defense lawyers are committed to defending people who are charged with criminal offences or are facing other serious allegations.
Our attorneys have spent years helping people at all stages of the criminal process, including:
If you’ve been accused of a crime in Edmonton, your freedom and reputation could be at stake, and protecting your future and legal rights is crucial when facing criminal charges. While some may be tempted to try and navigate the situation on their own, hiring a top criminal defense lawyer who fully understands the local laws and regulations could be the difference between winning or losing your case, as well as ensuring that you receive fair treatment from the criminal justice system in Alberta.
With criminal law, there is simply too much at stake to take this decision lightly.
That is why we strongly urge anyone accused of a crime to hire an experienced criminal lawyer who has extensive knowledge of criminal law and will fight for you. This is the only way to get the best possible outcome for your case.
A Better Way
Hiring one of our top criminal lawyers in Edmonton will mean you will have the benefit of years of experience defending clients against even the most serious criminal offenses, and insight into how prosecutors think and operate. With one of our defense lawyers fighting for you, you’ll have someone on your side who understand all aspects of the court process, so you can rest assured that your rights are protected throughout every step of the proceedings.
All of our lawyers are passionate about advocacy and carry a desire to help the accused through what can be a very challenging and confusing time.
We strive to deliver excellence in all aspects of our work as well as compassion towards our clients. Contact us today to get a free consultation.
What Our Clients in Edmonton Are Saying
Sexual Assault & Sexual Offences
Violence & Offences of Assault
We proudly serve those who have been charged with violence and assault-related charges in Edmonton such as murder, manslaughter, assault, assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, and aggravated assault. We understand that violent crimes are complex and will work to ensure that your side of the story is heard in court. We have a comprehensive understanding of criminal law and can provide you with tailored advice based on your individual circumstances. Our experienced Assault lawyers in Edmonton will fight hard to help you obtain the best possible outcome for your case.
Driving & Impaired Driving Offences (DUI)
We specialize in defending those in Edmonton who have been accused of impaired driving, such as DUI, refusing a breath demand and “over 80” violations. We also represent clients facing charges for dangerous driving, traffic offences or appealing roadside suspension of licenses. In addition, we offer assistance to those charged with causing bodily harm or death due to impaired driving.
Our team of lawyers is here to safeguard the rights of those facing drug-related charges in Edmonton and across Alberta, no matter how minor or serious. Whether it’s simple possession or intent to sell and trafficking, we are devoted to providing strong legal defense for all individuals charged with these offenses. We have an in-depth knowledge of the law and can provide you with comprehensive legal advice on your drug charges. We are determined to protect your rights and advocate for you.
We are dedicated to defending those accused of Regulatory Offences such as Occupational health and safety offenses, Environmental offenses, Public health offenses under the Public Health Act, and Fish, wildlife, and hunting offenses under the Wildlife Act.
Domestic Violence Offences
We are here to protect the rights of those facing allegations of domestic violence in Edmonton and the surrounding areas, and provide them with exceptional legal representation in court. Our team has extensive experience defending clients against all types of domestic violence offenses such as domestic assault, criminal harassment, and uttering threats. We strive to provide strong advocacy for our clients so that they get the best possible outcome for their case.
Weapons & Firearms Offences
Our team is dedicated to providing you with the best representation possible if you have been accused of a firearms offense in Edmonton, such as possession of prohibited or restricted weapons. We are experienced in and well-versed on matters related to careless storage or unlawful possession of guns.
Fraud, Theft & Commercial Crime
From simple shoplifting to complex white-collar fraud charges, we proudly provide legal defense for those accused of all kinds of commercial crime, theft, or fraud. This includes theft from an employer and income tax offenses. With us in your corner, you can rest assured that your rights will be protected throughout the entire process.
Internet, Computer & Technology Crimes
We are devoted to defending those in Alberta who are charged with internet, computer, and technology-related offenses. Charges in this category may range from cyber-stalking, extortion (blackmail), and identity theft crimes, to copyright violations, forgery, and fraud cases, to copyright crimes and other intellectual property crimes. We understand the complex nature of technology and computer-related charges and will provide you with experienced legal guidance throughout your case.
Immediate Roadside Sanction
Not to be confused with Impaired Driving Offences (DUI), the Immediate Roadside Sanction Program was implemented on December 1, 2020. In certain circumstances, you will be charged criminally with impaired driving offenses as well as the IRS. We are here to provide you with the legal representation and guidance required in order to properly defend you against these charges.
We strive to remain up-to-date on all new laws, regulations and policies related to impaired driving crimes so that we can be fully prepared to assist our clients.
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PROUDLY SERVING WESTERN CANADA, ALBERTA, AND THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
Our Edmonton Office is located in downtown Edmonton on the corner of 100 Street and 101a Avenue (Rice Howard Way), and our Vancouver Office is located in Downtown Vancouver in the iconic Marine Building on Hastings and Burrard. We also practice throughout Alberta, Western Canada, and the Northwest Territories including: