Criminal Defence Lawyers

Lewandowski and Johnston is a criminal defence law firm in Ottawa, Ontario. We practice exclusively in the area of criminal defence. We are trial lawyers; we are litigators. We have extensive trial experience at all levels of court in Ontario. We defend any person charged under the Criminal Code of Canada, Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, or any other piece of criminal or quasi-criminal legislation where liberty interests are at risk. We are committed to protecting your rights and providing unparalleled legal representation.

Our firm has proudly defended clients facing every possible criminal offence for over two decades. Typical cases we defend include sexual assault, domestic assault, fraud, murder, trafficking, impaired driving, DUI. We are a boutique firm that aims to keep our client roster small so that we can devote the time required to properly defend every client. We specialize in complex criminal litigation. We are skilled cross-examiners and focus on the tactical and systemic decimation of dishonest witnesses to expose the truth. We will pave the way for your testimony so that when you speak on the witness stand, the truth is already self-evident.

Mr. Lewandowski has defended multiple homicides. He is one of the most experienced counsel in the country concerning dangerous offender proceedings, having been lead counsel on over fifteen D.O. hearings. He has cross-examined thousands of witnesses from lay-persons to forensic experts. Mr. Johnston has recently become a partner at the firm. He has quickly amassed an impressive array of results. Together, we have successfully conducted innumerable criminal trials and negotiated countless pleas. We are focused on providing tactical advice tailored to the specifics of your criminal matter and your needs. We possess a deep understanding of the intricacies of the criminal justice system. Our extensive breadth of experience enables us to defend against any criminal offence.

We understand the importance of keeping our clients informed and involved every step of the way. We will strategically guide you through the legal process and assist you in making well-informed decisions. We are committed to ensuring that you understand the complexities of your case and the options available to you.  We are steadfast in our mission to safeguard your interests and ensure your rights are protected. We have a proven history of achieving favorable outcomes.

We invite you to take the first step in your defense by reaching out to us today. Schedule a confidential consultation. Together, we will navigate the complexities of the legal system and work towards achieving the best possible outcome for you.