CRIMINAL DEFENCE FOR THE GREATER TORONTO AREA
WHAT “THEY” SAY ABOUT JOHN
“The go-to guy when the going gets rough.”
– John Lancaster, CBC’s The National
“One of the best lawyers in Toronto…”
– Alex Pierson, GlobalTV/Sun News
“… an enviable record of acquittals.”
– Christie Blatchford, Toronto-area journalist
In addition to being a practicing defence attorney, John is a regular commentator for a number of media outlets including CityTV, CBC, Global, CTV and the popular CanadaLand Commons podcast. Whether it’s about his latest case or his opinion on the current state of developing issues in criminal law across the nation, you can find a selection of media clippings here.
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John has had a long and storied legal career, from his beginnings at Osgoode Hall Law School and his first forays into the world of criminal law as an assistant Crown attorney to the establishment of his personal defence practice and subsequent successes in a variety of high-profile cases. As a previous director of the Criminal Lawyers Association at both the municipal and the provincial level, John’s experiences have given him a unique perspective on the current state of criminal law in Canada.
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