Our lawyers

Sean Robichaud
Sean RobichaudLead Counsel, Barrister & Solicitor
Sean Robichaud is the founder and lead counsel to Robichaud’s. Mr. Robichaud has practiced for over a decade in criminal law and has successfully defended individuals charged with almost every type of criminal offence.

He is a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law by the Law Society of Upper Canada and holds his Masters of Law in criminal procedure from Osgoode.

Chantelle LaFitte
Chantelle LaFitteAssociate, Barrister & Solicitor
Chantelle LaFitte has practiced exclusively in criminal law since commencing her articles with the firm in 2013.

Since then, she has become an experienced and passionate litigator, representing clients in both the Ontario and Superior Courts of Justice on a wide variety of offences, including acting as junior counsel on multiple first-degree homicide cases.

Jordan Gold
Jordan GoldAssociate, Barrister & Solicitor
A graduate from the prestigious University of Toronto Law, Jordan Gold is a proven and formidable advocate in Court. He has practiced exclusively in criminal law for over 5 years after first commencing his career in law.

Now a seasoned advocate, trusted counsel, and proven litigator, Jordan has successfully defended individuals charged with minor offences, to the most serious of crimes.

Michael J. Bryant
Michael J. BryantOf Counsel to the Firm
Michael J. Bryant practices as independent legal counsel to the firm.

Through Robichaud’s, he offers invaluable advice and expertise to our lawyers achieved through his time as Attorney General to the Province of Ontario, and his many other unparalleled achievements in the Canadian justice system.

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Whether a client is charged with first degree murder, domestic assault, sexual assault, or possession of marijuana, our firm approaches every case with the same level of resolve.

We take great pride in our talented lawyers and staff who share the philosophy that a client can never ask for too much when they are facing criminal charges. Our lawyers understand and appreciate the stress and anxiety that someone charged with a criminal offence is going through and can make the experience of being charged with a criminal offence as tolerable as possible.

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We are all Groia: in defence of the defenders

February 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on We are all Groia: in defence of the defenders

We are Groia. "What's an advocate?" In part, this is the question that the Supreme Court of Canada will have to answer after granting leave in the case of Groia vs. The Law Society of Upper Canada.  For [...]

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Youth Presumptions in Sentencing under the YCJA in Canada

January 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Youth Presumptions in Sentencing under the YCJA in Canada

The presumption of diminished responsibility of youth in murder sentencing under Canadian law and the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA): the case of R. v. TF & M.W. In November of 2010, a young man [...]

Open-sourcing the law. Why our criminal law precedents are now available online for free.

January 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Open-sourcing the law. Why our criminal law precedents are now available online for free.

Open-sourcing the law. Why our criminal law precedents are now available online for free. For 2017, we have decided to take on the project of moving many of our criminal law precedents online [...]

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The Rewards of Recidivism: The New, and Misguided Approach Legal Aid Funding in Ontario

December 19th, 2016|Comments Off on The Rewards of Recidivism: The New, and Misguided Approach Legal Aid Funding in Ontario

The Rewards of Recidivism: The New, and Misguided Approach Legal Aid Funding in Ontario Late on Friday afternoon, it was announced by Legal Aid Ontario that a deficient is forcing the arms-length government funded organization [...]