Welcome to Hepburn Law
If you are in trouble with the law, Hepburn Law can help.
A fierce defender, a representitive who will fight for you.
Experience matters when you need it most.
Driven to get the results you need, passionate about your rights
Welcome to Hepburn Law
Criminal Defence Lawyer Serving Southern Ontario
Hepburn Law is a boutique criminal defence firm located in Hamilton, Ontario with one specific purpose: to provide our clients with the individual attention and dedication that their case deserves. We provide quality criminal defence services in an understanding manner tailored to our client's particular needs.
We strive to give our clients clarity and understanding during a very confusing and frightening time. We empower our clients through our knowledge and skill in the law coupled with our experience and relationships within the legal community. We believe effective representation is achieved by educating our clients so we can work together to achieve the best result.
My passion comes from my clients. I go above and beyond to make sure they know I care and will fight for their cause. It’s important that they feel they have someone in their corner.”
Kaley L. Hepburn
Barrister & Solicitor
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After a 19-year old struggled to find a lawyer using the telephone, an Alberta court has ruled that police must provide an accused with Internet access to exercise their right to counsel.
Job description: As a criminal defence lawyer I represent people facing criminal charges, work to protect their civil liberties, and make sure their experience with the justice system is fair.
Thomas M. Cooley Law School Feature
In July of 2012 The Thomas M. Cooley Law School asked Mrs. Hepburn, a former graduate cum laude, to speak to future law students about the prospects of becoming a lawyer in Canada.
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Maureen Currie was chosen by the Court of Appeal Judge - the Honourable Mr. Justice Fred Kaufman to be his Associate Counsel into his Inquiry into the Guy Paul Morin – which analysed how an innocent man was wrongly convicted of the rape and murder of a young girl. This Inquiry uncovered evidence of police and prosecutorial misconduct, and of misrepresentation of forensic evidence by the Ontario Centre of Forensic Sciences. Maureen is a criminal lawyer in Mississauga and as a result of this Inquiry considerable changes were made to criminal law, the admissibility of evidence in criminal prosecutions and other issues to safeguard the system against finding an innocent person guilty.
It can be a terrifying experience to be charged with a criminal offense – particularly if you have no previous criminal record. The possibility of a conviction means a significant change to the quality of a person’s life, affecting everything from their job to their ability to travel. This is why it’s important to have a lawyer at your side that has the needed expertise and experience to help you with your case. Cole Raftery a criminal lawyer in Hamilton knows the ins and outs of the justice and legal system.
D. Ian Kilgour is a family lawyer in Brampton and has three decades of experience in acting on behalf of clients in divorce matters. As an experienced lawyer, Ian can correctly prepare the documents for filing and service. Mistakes in preparation of the Application can result in lengthy delays. In the past he has had to take over “simple” divorce matters that clients thought that they could do on their won. The cost of fixing mistakes usually exceeds what the cost would have been to retain Mr. Kilgour in the first place.
Peter J. Craniotis, barrister & solicitor and real estate lawyer in Oakville - established Craniotis Law Office shortly after being called to the Ontario Bar on June 18, 2009. Since its inception, Craniotis Law Office has always been located in the Town of Oakville in the Halton Region. This central location allows Peter to represent clients in several jurisdictions in the Greater Toronto Area and surrounding areas, including Criminal Lawyer in Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Mississauga, Brampton, Hamilton, Brantford, Newmarket, St. Catharines and Toronto.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Peter attended the University of Toronto at Mississauga (UTM) and graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in 2005. While studying at UTM, Peter was placed on the Dean’s List and admitted into the Golden Key International Honour Society.
I'm a sole practitioner, a corporate & commercial lawyer. That means this is my law practice. I am responsible for the service provided to my clients. I’ve been in practice since 1981. That enthusiasm to provide the best service for my clients I had when called to the bar on that fateful day in April of 1981, has matured and developed to profound core value of my practice. The matters you have entrusted to me are serious matters and I provide my clients with my best service, counsel and advocacy, always.
In addition to my law practice, since 2013, I have had the privilege and honour of sitting as Deputy Judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice for the Small Claims Courts in Burlington, Milton and on occasion, in Brampton.