Calvin Barry Professional Corporation

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Calvin Barry

senior criminal defence lawyer

Calvin is a Criminal Lawyer with over 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 sixty jury trials. Calvin has practiced in the area of Criminal Law and Regulatory Offences since October of 2004, accruing over thirty years experience in the profession.


Telephone: 416-364-1224 ex. 20
Fax: 416-364-1468

Email: cbarry@calvinbarry.ca

1986-1987 – Gardiner, Roberts, Barristers & Solicitor Articles of Clerkship – full service, Bay Street Law Firm

1983-1988 – Provincial Prosecutor, Ministry of the Attorney General – prosecuting Provincial Statutes at Old City Hall Courts

1988-1998 – Assistant Crown Attorney, Ministry of the Attorney General – prosecuting matters at all levels of trial court.

1998-2004 – Senior Crown Attorney, Ministry of the Attorney General – prosecuting matters at all levels of trial court.

2004-Present – Criminal Defence Lawyer – prosecuting matters at all levels of trial court.

  • Director of the Board of the Ontario Crown Attorney’s Association (1990-2000)
  • Treasurer of the Ontario Crown Attorney’s Association (1994-1995)
  • Executive member Canadian Bar Association – Criminal Law Section
  • Committee Member – Mayor’s Task Force on Drugs
  • Lecturer Osgoode Hall Trial Advocacy Workshop
  • Lecturer Bar Admission Course, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Chair Person, 50th Anniversary of the Ontario Crown Attorney’s system
  • Director, Ontario Crown Attorney’s Association
  • Lecturer Metropolitan Toronto Police Hold-up Squad
  • Guest Lecturer at Colleges, Universities and High Schools throughout Ontario
  • Lecturer Department of Justice prosecutors
  • Lecturer Provincial Prosecutors of Ontario
  • Panel on Hiring of Provincial Prosecutors
  • Resource Person, Metropolitan Toronto Police, Special Investigative Services
  • Mentor, Osgoode Hall Law School, Criminal Intensive Programme
  • Spokesperson, Osgoode Hall Law School Articling Recruitment Day
  • CNIB
  • Autism Speaks
  • Alzheimer Society of Canada
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • Sick Kids
  • Thunder Bay Regional Sciences Hospital
  • Lakehead University Annual Scholarship
  • Movember
  • Chief of Police Gala
  • Andy Potts Memorial Foundation
  • Feed the Hungry

Jeremy Naresh

Associate Lawyer

Coming Soon.

Rupinjit Singh

Associate Lawyer

Coming Soon.

Buddy & Lola

'Branch' Managers

Have you had a ruff day? Our pawsome office dog’s Buddy and Lola are always around to bring smiles to every face they meet. Although, they may be seen sleeping on the job quite often, they are both very good pups and are the ulti-mutt friendship companions.

Whether it’s taking walks to the coffee shop or lying on the boardroom table and providing emotional support, it’s just another day at the paw-fice for these two.

Criminal Law Practice Areas

Toronto DUI Lawyers

Have been charged with impaired driving in Toronto? Calvin Barry and his team of Toronto DUI lawyers have successfully defended numerous cases involving drinking and driving allegations. Our criminal defence 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 criminal defence 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 criminal 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 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.

Reviews From Our Clients

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Legal Commentary

What Are the Consequences for A DUI Conviction in Ontario?

It shouldn’t take a lawyer to tell you that a DUI is a very serious offense that can have lifelong consequences. The wrong defence can mean a conviction that can mark one’s permanent record for years. Hiring a DUI lawyer should be the first thing on your agenda if you ever find yourself having to face a DUI charge.

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Legal Commentary

Can You Get A DUI On A Bike in Toronto?

Using a bike to get to one place or another is a favourite mode of transportation for a lot of people in Toronto, especially for those who are health conscious or who are trying to be more environmentally friendly; but if you live in the city, then you probably have also wondered if it’s possible to get a DUI on a bike.

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News

Court decision a major victory for upholding our client’s rights

Protecting your legal rights is a responsibility I take seriously. My firm has always fought tenaciously to ensure those rights are respected and upheld with every step you take on your path to justice. It begins with our first conversation and only ends when your case is resolved.

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