The 21 laws of criminal defence: a lawyer’s reflection on a decade of practice.

21 laws of criminal defence: a lawyer’s reflection after ten years of swimming with the sharks.

It’s nearly a decade since I became a criminal defence lawyer. A lot has changed […]

How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the right legal counsel

How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the right legal counsel.
Choosing a good lawyer is a challenge.  In Ontario alone, there are over 20,000 […]

Stunt driving in Ontario. A lawyer’s explanation of charges and defences

Stunt Driving and Racing in Ontario: charges, defences, and penalties explained by a defence lawyer.

Over the years, our law firm has successfully defended many individuals charged with “stunt […]

10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice.

Taking over the world in crisp robes: 10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice.
Being a new lawyer is challenging.  Whether you are working as an associate or starting […]

Disincentives Towards Innocence: Wrongful Convictions at a Micro-Level

DISINCENTIVES TOWARDS INNOCENCE: A LOOK AT WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS IN THE ONTARIO CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM (Sean Robichaud, 2004)* 

* This is an older paper written many years ago.  However, it […]

The impossible task of marketing a criminal law firm or lawyer

I would rather sell space heaters to snowmen: the impossible task of marketing a criminal lawyer’s service.
Over the weekend I went to the Whitewater micro brewery in Beachburg, […]