Focused litigator. Capable forensically with rigorous cross-examinations in contested trials. Equally capable at bringing matters to a smooth negotiated resolution, with withdrawals and similar results. Criminal and regulatory matters. Defend persons with a view to ensuring their futures are unblemished, if at all possible, including attention paid to police database collection.
Have conducted innumerable high profile jury and non-jury matters to acquittals and stays.
Advocacy skills utilized in sports domain, Toronto City Hall committee, tribunals, releases, and other. Hockey, lacrosse and arena utilization, figure skating.
Agent for Hogan Lovells LLP ‘Anchovy’. Online brand protection service. Domain name protection.
Frequent speaker, consultant to the media on newsworthy cases, and socio-political issues of the day, for example, police notification of high risk crime issues within the community, and capital punishment.
Unique ‘female’ perspective to many matters. Nellies’ Board for Battered Women, 1991-1992, Women Form New Guard, Globe and Mail article on law chambers. Brought this perspective to much of my work, including cases that I chose to do pro bono.