Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Ottawa, ON

Handpicked from 52 vetted & reviewed Provincial and Federal Criminal Defense Law firms in the Ottawa area, explore the top 5 leading options among the selected group of 24 finalists.

Frouhar Law

Frouhar Law

(23)
  • Money
  • Mind
  • Court
“Francois Dulude is the BEST ATTORNEY whom I personally witnessed and whiteness his kindness , professionalism and sharp intelligence and capabilities in the justice system.”
Se Habla Español
In Business Since 2019
342A Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1M5
i
Dimitri Trofimoff Lawyer

Dimitri Trofimoff Lawyer

(30)
  • Legal Advice
  • Expertise
  • Efficient
“Dimitri has been a rare pearl crossing my path at a time when I needed his professional skills to help me with certifying a legal document as TRUE COPY for my mother's Estate.”
In Business Since 2019
430 Hazeldean Rd Unit 6, Ottawa, ON K2L 1T9
i
Brandon Crawford

Brandon Crawford

(30)
Fraud & White-Collar Crime, Sexual Charges, Domestic Assault
“Our family was extremely happy with the outcomes of his guidance and support, it was a challenging and difficult situation but Brandon was exceptional.”
In Business Since 2005
200 Elgin St Suite 600, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L5
i
Shore Johnston Hyslop Day

Shore Johnston Hyslop Day

(30)
  • Feel
  • Confident
  • Charges
“Despite being in a global pandemic Michael and his team took my case and handled my matter promptly and professionally going over and above with clear communication and attention to detail.”
Free Initial Consultation
In Business Since 2018
200 Elgin St Suite 800, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L5
i
Armoured Suits: Criminal Defence Lawyers

Armoured Suits: Criminal Defence Lawyers

(27)
Robbery, Youth Criminal Law, Failure to Comply With Court Orders
“Kathleen always ran through the possibilities with me of the good and bad sides of things but followed through with what we thought was our best option every time and came back to me with the result and where to go from there.”
In Business Since 2016
222 Somerset St W #406, Ottawa, ON K2P 2G3
i
Best of 2024

Qualification Criteria for best of Winners

Minimum Overall Score
97 (100)
Minimum Reputation Rank
97.7 Percentile
All of our award winners are based on identifiable facts - reviews, performance, and experience - collected by scientific means. We use this data to assess each business’s essential features, weighting them according to their importance to customers.
Read our methodology
Prominent finalists
Brett McGarry Criminal Law

Brett McGarry Criminal Law

(23)
  • Work
  • Confidence
  • Result
“Would definitely recommend I really don't think anyone else could have done better for me and that's the honest truth so happy how it turned out cant thank this man enough had to come leave a review!”
In Business Since 2010
116 Lisgar St Suite 300, Ottawa, ON K2P 0C2
i
Engel & Associates

Engel & Associates

(17)
Sexual Assault, Dangerous Driving/Careless Driving, Money Laundering
“I was in need of an Ottawa criminal lawyer-when I along with my two friends was arrested by Ottawa police with a charge of rush driving in a drunken state.”
In Business Since 2004
116 Lisgar St Suite 210, Ottawa, ON K2P 0C2
i
Friedman Mansour

Friedman Mansour

(12)
Fraud and White Collar Crime, Drug Charges, DUI and Driving Offences
“Tasha Bobrovitz is a professional, fast responsive and wonderful lawyer who cares about her clients and finds the best solution to resolve their issue.”
Free Initial Consultation
In Business Since 2011
200 Elgin St Suite #403, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L5
i
Will Murray Professional Corporation

Will Murray Professional Corporation

(16)
Driving Offences, Breaches of Conditions, Very Serious Offences
“Will not only cares about winning the case, but he genuinely cares about you as a person, and wants to see you succeed in both your legal matters, and personal life.”
In Business Since 2004
224 Cooper St #1, Ottawa, ON K2P 0G4
i
Paul Lewandowski Criminal Defence Lawyer

Paul Lewandowski Criminal Defence Lawyer

(8)
Thefts, Frauds, Crimes of Dishonesty, Driving Offences, Domestic Assaults
“Paul and his associates are amazing.”
In Business Since 2004
200 Elgin St Suite 901, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L5
i
Brass Law Office, Criminal Defence Lawyers

Brass Law Office, Criminal Defence Lawyers

(14)
  • Family
  • Call
  • Grateful
“I highly recommend contacting Alan Brass if you need a lawyer who is not only exceptional at their job, but also very caring and thoughtful to your situation.”
Free Initial Consultation
In Business Since 2018
200 Elgin St #704, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L5
i
Celine Dostaler Criminal Defence Lawyer

Celine Dostaler Criminal Defence Lawyer

(15)
“I got significantly lower than what the crown asked because Celine is a star - she worked hard and convinced the judge that I didn't need to go to jail for long.”
In Business Since 2014
200 Elgin St #901, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L5
i
Paolucci Law

Paolucci Law

(10)
Notary, Child Protection, Family
“Highly efficient communicators, extremely knowledgeable in case law, friendly and professional demeanor, Deanna and team will take care of you, your family and your case.”
Licensed
In Business Since 2014
421 Gilmour St suite 100, Ottawa, ON K2P 0R5
i
Shukairy Law

Shukairy Law

(9)
Appeal, Drug Offences, Domestic Violence
“Maya is very thorough and accurate in all detail, she is also a caring person who makes you feel that your in good hands,I highly recommend her, thnx again for your help”
In Business Since 2016
116 Lisgar St Suite 401, Ottawa, ON K2P 0C2
i
AGP

AGP

(7)
Drinking and Driving, Bail Hearings, Assault
“If ever you are charged with any offence, and you want the best lawyer in this city that will not rob you blind, respectful, and you want the best possible outcome either by going to trial and, or plea bargaining Oliver Abergel is by the best in this...”
In Business Since 2014
116 Lisgar St #200, Ottawa, ON K2P 0C2
i
Virginia Dolinska Criminal Defence

Virginia Dolinska Criminal Defence

(5)
  • Confident
“Virginia will not sugarcoat things and will never guarantee victory, however, if you have Virginia representing you, you can be confident that you will be getting the best possible representation.”
In Business Since 2017
116 Lisgar St #402, Ottawa, ON K2P 0C2
i
Bayne Sellar Ertel Macrae

Bayne Sellar Ertel Macrae

(16)
Commercial Crime, Driving Offences, Avocats Criminalistes Ottawa
“Great Service my name is Sean and Mark and Brandon both helped me deal with a serious situation, at a crucial point in my life, great service, very helpful staff, would recommend 100%”
In Business Since 1999
200 Elgin St Suite 500, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L5
i
Kumararatne Law

Kumararatne Law

(8)
  • Team
“It was a great experience working with Ayesha Kumararatne and she very professionally and expertly took me through the entire process of the visa application to ensure a successful outcome.”
In Business Since 2014
200 Elgin St #202, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L5
i
AEH Criminal Law

AEH Criminal Law

(4)
Driving Offences, Guns & Weapons, Sexual Offences
“We really appreciated Omar's dedication and hard work that he put into my family member's case.”
In Business Since 2021
185 Somerset St W #305, Ottawa, ON K2P 0J2
i
Lamb + O'Brien

Lamb + O'Brien

(2)
“Domonic is the best!”
Free Initial Consultation
Emergency Services
In Business Since 2019
200 Elgin St Suite 700, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L5
i
Duvadie Law

Duvadie Law

(13)
  • Feel
  • Immigration
“It was a nerves feeling entering the court rooms but a relief when the Crown sees Ash and was like (Oh no not him) expressing how good Ash is as a lawyer.”
In Business Since 2018
116 Lisgar St Suite 402, Ottawa, ON K2P 0C2
i
Ronald G Guertin

Ronald G Guertin

(1)
“My lawyer for 36 years very good and knowledgeable”
In Business Since 2004
200 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 0G1
i
Michael Crystal Trial & Appellate Litigation

Michael Crystal Trial & Appellate Litigation

(1)
“They are fighting a class action lawsuit for me/us”
Emergency Services
In Business Since 2021
331 Somerset St W, Ottawa, ON K2P 0J8
i
Ryan E. Durran

Ryan E. Durran

“During law school, Ryan spent two summers with the Ministry of the Attorney General, Crown Law Office - Criminal, where he was involved with the preparation of trials and appeals at all levels of court in Ontario, including the Court of Appeal for On...”
In Business Since 2020
200 Elgin St Suite 200, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L5
i

Criminal Law Attorney Services in Ottawa, ON Cost Estimates

Minimum cost
$1874
Maximum cost
$22478
National Average
$6869
Avg Per Hour Rates
$438
$4371
$7493
Typical price range is based on 466 cost profiles
Click to copy
Successfully copied!
Average Cost $6869
Minimum cost $1874
Maximum cost $22478
Avg Per Hour Rates $438

Typical range $4371 to $7493 is based on 466 cost profiles.

Why these companies made our list

Is this page useful? Yes
No
Is there anything wrong with this page?
Back To Top