Shore Davis Johnston - Ottawa Criminal Lawyers

No one should deal with the criminal justice system without proper representation and protection. If you or someone you know is facing charges, please contact us for a free consultation.


Leonard M. Shore, QC

Leonard has been practicing criminal law for over fifty years. In 1974, he was one of the founding members of the Defence Counsel Association of Ottawa and served as its first President.

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Michael A. Johnston

Michael pursued his lifelong dream of becoming a Barrister-at-Law at the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Law, where he graduated with Great Distinction in 2009. He was awarded the Gabe Burkhart Memorial Award in Criminal Law as the graduating student with the highest cumulative average in criminal law courses.

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Kimberly D. Hyslop

Kim practices exclusively in the area of criminal law. She has represented clients charged with drug offences, sexual offences, assaults, impaired driving and “over 80,” robbery, weapons offences, theft and fraud, among others, and has also assisted senior counsel representing clients charged with murder.

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Matthew B. Day

Matthew has defended clients at all levels of court in Ontario (Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice, and the Court of Appeal). He is meticulous in his study of the law and exhaustive in his independent investigation of each case.

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Aileen Furey

Aileen understands that being in the criminal justice system can be an emotional and overwhelming experience.  She provides legal advice and assistance from the first contact a client has with the police, to the first appearance in court, and all the way up to a trial or resolution. She explains each step of the process, so that her clients are informed and reassured at every stage.

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200 Elgin Street, Suite 800, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1L5

Phone: (613) 233-7747 Fax: (613) 233-2374

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