top of page

Criminal Defence Lawyers
Courthouses We Service Include:
toronto | Brampton | Hamilton | Oshawa | Barrie | Muskoka 

we defend all cases from domestic assaults to homicides.

Our team of highly rated lawyers work tirelessly to defend our clients rights. Our firm takes a team approach so that every client receives the best possible representation. We always strive for the best possible results. If you have been charged with a crime, you need advice from an experienced criminal lawyer. Contact us today for a free consultation. 

Law Society of Ontario.png

+ 40 Years

Combined Experience In Criminal Law 

Meet The Team

James Photo for website 2_edited_edited.

James D. Gilbert


1-866-720-2245 x 701

Alex website photo_edited.png

Alexandra Shackman


1-866-720-2245 x 702


Robert Geurts



(In association)


 Criminal Defence


Having a professional team of defence lawyers in Ontario allows us to assist clients in all criminal matters before the Ontario Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal. 


Our team of dedicated lawyers work in associations with private investigators, expert witnesses and a former Provincial Crown Attorney. Our lawyers have been successful at defending against  domestic violence offences, thefts, frauds, mischiefs, drug offences, DUI's, driving offences, weapon offences, attempt murder,  and various other offences.  

Learn more...

Regulatory Law


We defend against Federal and Provincial regulatory offences representing both corporations and natural persons. We have represented persons accused of violating the Liquor License Act, Cannabis Control Act, and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act.


We have represented corporations, including contractors, developers, business owners and mining companies. 

Learn more...

Victim Services


We represent victims of criminal offences such as frauds, mischief, harassment, assaults, extortions and various other offences. We assist victims in a private investigation and help them navigate the complex legal system and liaise with police services and the Crown Attorney's office when necessary. 

Learn more...

Bail hearings


We represent individuals that have been charged with a criminal offence and held for bail. Our team of  lawyers will put you first and work to resolve your matter quickly to maximize the chances of your release. 

We have been successful in obtaining release orders in bail hearings including contested hearings for sexaul assaults, attempt murder, gun and drug offences. 

Learn more...

We Defend Against All Criminal Charges  

Need Help? Free Consultation


Client Testimonials

 Our Lawyers  defend against all criminal offences 

Offences of Violence

  • Failing to Provide the Necessities of Life 

  • Criminal Negligence 

  • Administering a Noxious Substance

  • Overcoming Resistance 

  • Criminal Harassment 

  • Uttering Threats 

  • Common Assault 

  • Assault Causing Bodily Harm 

  • Assault with a Weapon 

  • Aggravated Assault 

  • Assault Peace Officer 

  • Kidnapping and Unlawful Confinement 

  • Trafficking in Persons 

  • Hostage Taking 

  • Abduction of a Young Person 

  • Extortion 

  • Intimidation 

  • Animal Cruelty 



  • Homicide 

  • Attempted Murder 

Hate Speech and Libel

  • Defamatory Libel 

  • Public Incitement of Hatred 

Administration of Justice Offences

  • Breach of Public Trust 

  • Disobeying a Court Order 

  • Obstruction of a Peace Officer 

  • Disarming a Peace Officer 

  • Breach of Undertaking, Recognizance, or Probation 

  • Failure to Attend Court or Appear 

  • Escape from Lawful Custody 

  • Perjury 

  • Fabricating Evidence 

  • Obstructing Justice 

  • Public Mischief 

  • Prison Breach 

  • Intimidation of a Justice System Participant 

  • Contempt of Court 

Motor Vehicle Offences

  • Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle 

  • Flight from a Peace Officer 

  • Street Racing 

  • Failure to Stop at Scene of Accident 

  • Impaired Driving and Over 80 

  • Impaired Driving, Over 80 and Refusal Causing Bodily Harm or Death 

  • Refusal 

  • Driving while Disqualified 


Property Offences

  • Robbery 

  • Break and Enter 

  • Unlawfully in a Dwelling 

  • Possession of Break-in Instruments 

  • Forceable Entry 

  • Motor Vehicle Theft 

  • Theft 

  • Fraudulent Concealment 

  • Theft and Forgery of a Credit Card 

  • Possession of Stolen Property 

  • Obtaining Property by False Pretences 

  • Forgery 

  • Counterfeiting 

  • Breach of Trust 

  • Fraud 

  • Fraudulently Obtaining Food 

  • Taxi Fraud 

  • Mischief 

  • Arson

  • Unauthorized Use of Computer 

  • Identity Theft

Weapons Offences

  • Use of Firearm in Commission of an Offence 

  • Unsafe Storage of a Firearm 

  • Pointing a Firearm 

  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose 

  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon 

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm

  • Possession of Unauthorized Firearm 

  • Possession of a Restricted or Prohibited Firearm 

  • Weapons Trafficking 

  • Possession of a Weapon Contrary to an Order 

  • Discharging a Firearm 

Sexual Offences

  • Sexual Interference 

  • Invitation to Sexual Touching 

  • Sexual Exploitation 

  • Bestiality 

  • Voyeurism 

  • Child Pornography 

  • Making Sexual Explicit Materials Available to Child 

  • Child Luring 

  • Agree or Arrange a Sexual Offence Against Child 

  • Keeping Common Bawdy-house 

  • Solicitation 

  • Sexual Assault 

  • Sexual Assault with a Weapon 

  • Sexual Assault Causing Bodily Harm 

  • Aggravated Sexual Assault

Disorderly Conduct

  • Unlawful Assembly and Rioting 

  • Indecent Act 

  • Causing a Disturbance 

  • Trespassing at Night 

Corruption Offences

  • Frauds on the Government 


Drug Offences

  • Drug Possession (4.1 CDSA)

  • Drug Trafficking (5.1, 5.2 CDSA)

  • Drug Production (7 CDSA)

  • Importing and Exporting Drugs



49 Elm Street, Suite 203

Toronto, Ontario

M5G 1H1


1-866-720-BAIL     (2245)












Richmond Hill

All Ontario courthouses

  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Twitter Icon
bottom of page