Samantha Bondoux – Associate Lawyer hear my name
Samantha Bondoux – Associate Lawyer
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Samantha’s practice focuses on criminal trials and appeals and she assists those charged with or convicted of all Criminal Code offences. Samantha understands that being charged with a crime can be devastating to all areas of a person’s life and that the criminal justice system can often be stacked against them. She insists her clients are treated with fairness and decency, and works tirelessly on each case to develop the best strategy to secure a withdrawal of the charge or an acquittal. Samantha communicates with empathy, ensuring her clients understand each stage of the process and defence strategy.
Before joining Daniel Brown Law, Samantha worked for the Ministry of the Attorney General at the Crown Law Office – Criminal (Toronto) where she worked on complex criminal appeals including appeals of serious offences of sexual assault, drug trafficking, and first-degree murder. She also clerked at the Ontario Court of Appeal for some of Canada’s most respected criminal law judges including Justices Simmons, Trotter, and Paciocco. Samantha’s clerkship experience gives her a unique understanding of how judges decide cases and how to develop a persuasive, winning argument.
Samantha completed her law degree at Queen’s University where she graduated with the Silver Medal in Law for second highest standing, and received a number of awards including course prizes in constitutional law and the law of international crime and armed conflict. Her approach to advocacy is heavily informed by her work at the Queen’s Prison Law Clinic where she provided legal services to federally incarcerated persons in matters relating to prison and parole. She took on difficult cases, once securing parole for an individual who had repeatedly denied release for almost 30 years. Samantha has also completed certificate in international law focusing on international criminal law, and she has a Bachelor of Science from McGill University.
Samantha is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Criminal Lawyers’ Association. She can be reached to schedule a consultation by phone at (416) 297-7200 x113 or by email at [email protected].