Calvin Barry Professional Corporation

Your Toronto Criminal Defence Lawyer

Calvin Barry spent sixteen years as a Senior Crown Attorney, has appeared as a Criminal Prosecutor at all levels of Trial Court, and has Prosecuted many high-profile cases including more than 100 jury trials.

We are a team of criminal defence lawyers serving Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton and the entire Greater Toronto area. Calvin Barry has extensive experience in Criminal law, built on a foundation of over sixteen years working as a Senior Crown Attorney, you can be assured that your case will be handled by a lawyer with a vast background and expertise in Domestic Violence and Abuse, Impaired Driving/Over 80 mgs and Criminal Law.

30+

Years Experience in Criminal Law

100+

Judge and Jury Trials

When Experience Matters

In his private practice Mr. Barry has defended high profile fraud cases, drug related matters, assault, theft, manslaughter and murder charges. Mr. Barry has been particularly successful in defending a large number of drinking and driving charges, such as impaired driving, over 80 mg of alcohol in the blood and failure to blow. Mr. Barry is currently a member of the Criminal Lawyers Association. He is a past director of the board of the Ontario Crown Attorney’s Association (1990-2000), and , in particular, worked as Treasurer of the Association (1994-95) and as a member of the Association’s Finance Committee (1996-97). He has also served as a member of the Toronto Mayor’s Task Force on Drugs (1995-98); a director of the Board of Directors of Variety Village; and a director of the Osgoode Hall Alumni Association.

 

Calvin is a well known defence lawyer in Toronto for a reason. He knows all of the possible defences you can use in your particular case and which ones will likely be successful in winning your impaired driving case. In fact Calvin Barry has restricted his entire legal practice to criminal defence matters which means he will not practice in other disciplies of law such as personal injury, real estate, corporate, etc. From your initial free meeting, Calvin will look at your case, review what happened on the day you were charged with impaired driving and explain all of the possible defences that may be used to win your case.

Criminal Law
Practice areas

Toronto DUI Lawyers

Have been charged with impaired driving in Toronto? Calvin Barry and his team of DUI lawyers have successfully defended numerous cases involving drinking and driving allegations. Our law firm has extensive experience in this area of law specifically.

Domestic Assaults

If you are charged with domestic assault, do not plead guilty before you consult with a lawyer at our firm. Calvin Barry and his team have successfully defended numerous cases involving domestic assault and have experience in this area of law.

Sexual Assaults

Have you been charged with sexual assault, sexual interference or other sexual related offences? The lawyers at Calvin Barry Professional Corporation can help. We have extensive experience with this area of law.

Violent Offences

If you are facing charges of a violent crime, you should seek the advice of our lawyers immediately. These offences can carry severe penalties and you need to ensure that your rights are protected. We have represented clients with a broad variety of violent crime charges successfully.

Drug Related Offences

If you are charged with a drug related offence do not plead guilty before you consult with one of our lawyers. We understand that all criminal allegations are serious to the person charged, and at Calvin Barry Professional Corporation, we have successfully defended numerous types of drug offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

Fraud

Calvin Barry and his team have successfully represented individuals charged with various types of fraud, and fraud related offences. Fraud is committed when one, by deceit, falsehood or other fraudulent means, defrauds the public or a person of any property, money, valuable security or any service.

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Legal Commentary

Chris Larsen Cleared as a Suspect in Homophobic Attack

Ottawa Redblacks Lineman Chris Larsen has been cleared as a suspect: “he’s not a person of interest,” said Larsen’s lawyer Calvin Barry on Tuesday. “At most, he’ll may be a witness when they get the people that did do what occurred.”

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The Calvin Barry Criminal Law Award – 2021 Recipients

The Calvin Barry Criminal Law Award is awarded to a 2L student at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay who achieves the highest mark in the Criminal Law course in the previous academic year. If two or more students achieve the same mark, the award will be shared equally.

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Legal Commentary

FAQ for Charges of Drug Possession in Ontario

The Crown Attorney must prove that the item in question involved in a drug possession case is indeed an illegal drug according to the definition set by the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Without a medical exemption, the following drugs are illegal to possess in Canada: cocaine, crystal meth, ecstasy, GHB, heroin, ketamine, LSD, magic mushrooms, opium and more.

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