In & Out of Court
Kim Schofield416-821-9721 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Kim Schofield defends clients charged with all criminal offences. She represents clients at all levels of court in trials and appeals. Kim is highly regarded as an expert in the defence of clients charged with drug possession, drug trafficking, drug production, sexual assault and firearm offences. She has extensive experience and expertise in arguing cases involving breaches of her clients’ rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Kim’s record of success is exceptional, with over 150 reported decisions on Quicklaw alone. Kim has been cited by the Toronto Star as “the go to person on drug production cases” and is frequently sought out for comment by the media.
After graduating from Osgoode Hall law school in 1994 and receiving her LL.B., Kim was called to the Bar of Ontario and has been practicing criminal law since 1996.
As a fearless litigator and tireless advocate for her clients, Kim understands that analytic and strategic thinking are crucial to obtaining a successful result. Her decision-making is informed by over two decades of experience specializing in criminal defense work. She understands the often overwhelming impact of criminal charges on the lives of her clients, and strives to ensure that wherever possible, clients are not burdened with the stigma of a criminal record.
Kim has been recognized by her peers as a leading expert in many areas of criminal law. She has been invited to lecture on numerous occasions at seminars convened by the Law Society of Ontario, the Criminal Lawyers’ Association and other organizations, offering her insights on subjects such as challenging search warrants, and on the nuances of obtaining exclusionary remedies pursuant to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.