Kevin is a committed defence lawyer who takes pride in representing people who find themselves charged with criminal offences. In his twelve years of practice, he has argued countless successful trials and hearings. He understands the criminal justice system from both sides, having worked as a defence lawyer and as a prosecutor.
Kevin received his law degree from the University of Manitoba in 2005 and was called to the bar in 2006. He was trained by some of Canada’s most respected criminal lawyers, many of whom are now judges. He has worked in Manitoba, and practised in Ottawa, St. Catharines, Thunder Bay and across Northern Ontario. Over the past six years, he has appeared daily in courts around Northwestern Ontario, including circuit courts in remote communities.
Kevin regularly represents people charged with a variety of criminal offences including, for example, dangerous driving causing death, serious assaults, impaired driving, theft, fraud, break and enter, and human trafficking. As a former federal prosecutor, Kevin has extensive knowledge of drug and customs prosecutions, and significant experience with applications to challenge search warrants. Kevin has also defended regulatory charges, including charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Kevin is recognized as a leader in Thunder Bay’s criminal defence bar, and has acted as a sessional instructor in criminal law at the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law. He is a director of the Thunder Bay Law Association and a member of the Criminal Law Association and the Canadian Bar Association. He is also a director on the board of the George Jeffrey Children’s Centre Foundation.
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