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Past results are not indicative of results in future cases. The outcome of any case will depend on the specific facts of that case. No lawyer can guarantee the results of a case.
R v K.K. [August 2016] - K.K. plead guilty to fraud and bankruptcy offences. The prosecutor originally wanted 12 months jail. At sentencing, Brian argued for a lower sentence given K.K.'s personal circumstances. The Judge agreed and imposed 30 days of jail to be served on weekends, with probation to follow.
R v J.V. [August 2016] - J.V. was charged with refusing to provide a breath sample and driving while impaired. Brian scheduled the matter for trial, but prior to the commencement of the trial, the prosecutor agreed that the case was not likely to succeed, and all charges were stayed against J.V.
R v K.S. [July 2016] - K.S. was charged with assault with a weapon against a domestic partner. Early in the proceedings, Brian reviewed the case and was able to convince the prosecutor that no wrongdoing had actually occurred. As a result, the prosecutor stayed the charges and K.S. received no criminal record.
R v M.N. [July 2016] - M.N. was charged with impaired driving and driving over the legal limit. Brian constitutionally challenged the investigating officers actions. The judge agreed with the challenge, and as a result, the prosecutor stayed the charges prior to the conclusion of the trial. M.N. received no criminal record from the incident.
R v S.I. [June 2016] - S.I. was charged with aggravated assault. At trial, Brian successfully challenged the Crown witnesses about their ability to identify S.I. as the attacker. As a result, S.I. was acquitted of the charge.
R v. K.S. [April 2016] - K.S. was charged with two counts of assault with a weapon and one count of dangerous driving. At trial, Brian successfully challenged the evidence of two key witnesses. As a result, K.S. was acquitted of the two assault with a weapon charges and convicted only of dangerous driving. The prosecutor then sought 15 months jail. After arguments, the judge agreed that K.S. would serve a sentence in the community rather than going to jail.
R v J.L. [April 2016] - J.L. was charged with assault causing bodily harm. At trial, Brian was able to negotiate a deal whereby J.L. plead guilty to the lesser offence of assault and received a conditional discharge, resulting in no long term criminal record.
R v E.S. [April 2016] -E.S. was charged with sexual assault. At trial, Brian successfully challenged the complainant's version of events. As a result, the judge was not convinced that the charge had bee proven and E.S. was found not guilty.
R v J.L. [March 2016] J.L was charged with assault, uttering threats, and forcible confinement, along with possession of a controlled substance and some other minor offences. On the date scheduled for trial, the prosecutor requested an adjournment to procure a witness who had not been subpoenaed. Brian successfully argued that the Crown had not been diligent in securing the attendance of the witness, and as a result, the most serious charges were dismissed.
R v J.M. [February 2016] - J.M. was charged with impaired driving and failing to provide a sample of breath. At trial, Brian thoroughly challenged the evidence of the involved police officers, and before the trial was concluded, the prosecutor agreed to stay the charges, meaning J.M. received no criminal record from the incident.
R v E.C. [February 2016] - E.C. plead guilty to unlawfully possessing a firearm. The Prosecutor urged the court to impose a weapon's prohibition so that E.C. could not possess a firearm for several years. Brian was able to convince the Court not to impose any firearms prohibition so that E.C. could engage in traditional hunting.
R v J.D. [February 2016] - J.D. was charged with mischief and misleading a police investigation. After several rounds of discussion, Brian was able to convince the prosecutor that the evidence against J.D. was not sufficient for him to be convicted. As a result, the Prosecutor eventually dropped the charges against J.D., meaning J.D. has no criminal record and did not have to go through the hassle and expense of a trial.
R v E.S. [January 2016] - E.S. was charged with breaking and entering and committing an assault. During cross examination at trial, Brian obtained several helpful admissions from one crown witness, and before the trial was concluded, the prosecutor agreed to stay the charges. As a result, E.S. has no criminal record.
R v B.C. [January 2016] - B.C. was charged with driving over the legal limit causing bodily harm. After identifying issues with the case and several months of negotiations, Brian was able to secure an arrangement with the prosecutor that allowed B.C. to plead guilty to simply driving over the legal limit, which involved a substantial fine instead of jail time.
R v A.H. [December 2015] - A.H. was charged with impaired driving, driving while over .08, and driving while disqualified. At trial, Brian was able to convince the judge that A.H.'s rights had been breached by the police, and as a result, certain key evidence could not be relied upon. As a result, the prosecutor agreed to stay the charges against A.H.
R v L.O. [December 2015] - L.O was charged with refusing to provide a breath sample. At trial, Brian was able to introduce evidence that L.O. had tried but was physically unable to provide breath samples as a result of a prior lung injury. As a result, L.O. was acquitted of the charge.
R v M.C. [December 2015] - M.C. was convicted at trial of impaired care and control of a motor vehicle. While the prosecutor was asking for a sentence of at least 15 months incarceration because of M.C.'s lengthy criminal record for drinking and driving, Brian convinced the judge to impose only 10 months incarceration,
R v P.L. [October 2015] - P.L. was charged with hit and run, impaired driving, and refusing to provide a breath sample. Before the start of the trial, Brian filed a lengthy brief with the prosecutor, who then agreed to stay the charges the morning of trial, resulting in no criminal record for P.L.
R v D.M. [October 2015] - D.M. plead guilty to possession and distribution of child pornography. The prosecutor argued that the Court should send D.M. to jail for 2 years. Brian successfully argued that, because of D.M.'s particular circumstances, the court should only impose the mandatory sentence of 18 months jail.
R v N.P. [October 2015] - N.P. was charged with possession of cocaine. The matter was scheduled for trial. Brian alerted the prosecutor to the fact that the prosecutor was missing a critical witness. As a result, the charges against N.P. were stayed.
R v K.O. [October 2015] - K.O. was charged with resisting arrest, uttering threats, and several other offences. Before the matter proceeded to trial, the Crown agreed that K.O. could be referred to the alternative measures program, which would result in the charges being withdrawn.
R v N.P. [October 2015] - N.P. was charged with possession of cocaine. Brian's opinion of the Crown's case was that they did not have enough evidence to convict. The matter was scheduled for trial, and on the day of trial, the Crown agreed to stay the charges.
R v T. B. [September 2015] - T.B. was charged with attempted murder, and the Crown was seeking a lengthy period of jail. After a successful preliminary inquiry, the charges were downgraded to aggravated assault. On the eve of trial, Brian was able to negotiate a guilty plea to an offence of assault with a weapon, and T.B. was sentenced to a period of probation, completely avoiding any jail time.
R v C.N. [September 2015] - C.N. was charged with sexual assault. Brian uncovered information that the alleged victim had previously lied to police. The prosecutor would not provide information confirming these details. After several hearings, the Court ordered the Crown to produce documentation outlining the alleged victim's previous interactions with police. As a result, the charges against C.N. were stayed on the eve of trial.
R v A.F. [June 2015] - A.F. was charged with indecent exposure. After reviewing the evidence against him, Brian was able to convince the prosecutor that there was insufficient evidence against A.F. As a result, the charges were stayed and A.F. did not have to go to the expense of a trial to establish his innocence.
R v D.F. [July 2015] - D.F. was charged with robbery. After months of negotiations, the Crown prosecutor agreed that the evidence was insufficient to convict D.F. As a result, the charges against D.F. were stayed without a trial.
R v A.K. [June 2015] - A.K. was charged with possession of marijuana for the purposes of trafficking, as well as possession of more that $5,000 in currency obtained by crime. After discussions with the prosecutor about the strength of their case, Brian was able to strike a deal with the prosecutor for A.K. to plead to the offence of simple possession of marijuana, and his money was returned to him.
R v T.C. [May 2015] - T.C. was charged with fraud of approximately $200,000. After reviewing thousands of pages of disclosure, Brian entered into extensive negotiations with the prosecutor, and ultimately convinced her that the case was not going to succeed. The prosecutor stayed the charges against T.C., meaning T.C. received no criminal record and did not have to go through an expensive and lengthy trial.
R v H.A. [May 2015] - H.A. was charged with possession of cocaine for the purposes of trafficking. After lengthy negotiations with the crown prosecutor, Brian was able to come to an arrangement whereby H.A.'s charged would be stayed, resulting in no criminal record.
R v O.A. [April 2015] - O.A. was charged with sexual assault. Through a thorough investigation into the case, Brian was able to uncover a record of communication between O.A. and the alleged victim. Brian used these communications to persuade the prosecutor that the case against O.A. would not succeed. The charges were stayed, and O.A. received no criminal record.
R v L.N. [April 2015] - L.N. was charged with forgery. Brian was able to convince the prosecutor that despite the serious nature of the charge, the matter could appropriately be dealt with through alternative measures, meaning the charges against L.N. would be withdrawn.
R v C.M. [April 2015] - C.M. was charged with impaired driving. Shortly before the trial, Brian provided the prosecutor and the court with a written brief alleging C.M.'s right to speak to a lawyer had been infringed. Prior to the commencement of the trial, the prosecutor abandoned the charges.
R v M.M. [March 2015] - M.M. was charged with sexual assault. M.M. had provided a statement to police denying the assault, but his statement was contradicted by DNA evidence. Despite the problems with M.M.'s statement to the police, Brian brought out problems with the evidence of the complainant, and as a result, M.M. was found not guilty.
R v C.L. [January 2015] - C.L. was charged with robbery. Prior to trial, Brian entered into negotiations with the prosecutor, and convinced the prosecutor that the trial would not be successful. The charges were stayed, meaning the charges were dismissed without a trial, with no criminal record resulting.
R v J.W. [January 2015] - J.W. was charged with spousal assault. At trial, Brian successfully cross examined the spouse to show that the spouse was not being truthful about the events. The crown agreed to allow J.W. to enter into a peace bond before the end of the trial, meaning no criminal record for J.W.
R. v. C.B. [December 2014] - C.B. was charged with driving while disqualified. At trial, Brian made extensive legal argument to the effect that C.B. was not guilty of the offence. The Judge agreed, and C.B. was found not guilty of driving while disqualified.