Personal Injury, Family, and Criminal Law
Whether your injury is from an assault, a slip and fall, or a motor vehicle collision, I work with your team of medical professionals to help you recover as quickly and completely as possible.
Once your injuries have stabilized, I continue working with you and your supports in order to obtain the appropriate award to compensate you for your damages.
I regularly attend training conferences in order to ensure that my knowledge and skill base is at the cutting edge of the industry.
Most personal injury files are eligible for contingency fee arrangements.
I can assist your family with resolving all aspects of current or upcoming family law proceedings.
I ensure that the best interests of the children are always the paramount consideration, and I strive to keep the level of conflict as low as possible in any given set of circumstances.
Whenever possible, I recommend mediation or other forms of alternative dispute resolution, as I believe that the probability of a positive long term outcome is higher when the resolution is reached in a less formal setting.
However, if a trial is required, I will ensure that you are able to present your side of the story clearly and concisely to the Court.
If your matter involves the Ministry of Children and Family Development, I can work with you and your social worker to determine what steps are needed to safely reunify your family in the shortest time possible.
I deal with all aspects of the criminal justice system, ranging from alternative measures and diversion for youth or first-time offenders all the way up to trial in Supreme Court for serious offences.
I work with you and any available support resources to avoid convictions whenever possible, or to achieve the lightest sentence appropriate for your unique personal circumstances.
I also regularly represent clients with disabilities or serious substance use concerns in the Victoria Integrated Court.