Jonathan Lapid

Toronto Barrister and Solicitor


Osgoode Hall Law School
Bachelor of Laws, 1989

York University
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science 1986

Articles of Clerkship
Fogler, Rubinoff, 1990
Toronto, Ontario

Called to the Bar, March 1991

Private Practice, 1991 - Present

Criminal lawyer focusing on charges that affect many individuals and families in Ontario: impaired driving, shoplifting, fraud and domestic assault. My goal is to provide sound legal advice and strong defences resulting in acquittal or reduced sentences.


  • Initial client consultations
  • Additional fact finding
  • Advice about pleas and defence strategies
  • Consultations with the police and Crown Attorney
  • Bail hearings
  • Criminal trials
  • Appeals
Provided criminal defence services to over 3000 clients across Ontario - people from a variety of backgrounds facing criminal charges that can potentially disrupt their lives.

Professional Association

Law Society of Upper Canada
Youngest lawyer to run for Bencher in 1991

Community Work

Hockey fundraising and coaching (13 year olds)

Volunteer supporting high school legal education (mock trials and job shadowing)

Past-President Condominium Board

Media interviews - TV, radio, newspapers


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