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    Frank leads ALG’s criminal, quasi-criminal, white collar criminal defence and investigations practice. He is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer, regularly appearing in the trial courts and on appeals before the Ontario Court of Appeal. He has one of the leading Supreme Court of Canada practices in the country, having appeared in that Court over 40 times as counsel. Frank is an advisor with the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute.

     

    In 2016, he was awarded the G. Arthur Martin Criminal Justice Medal for his life-long commitment to the criminal law. Frank is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the premier organization of trial lawyers in North America. He is also a fellow of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers. He is ranked by Chambers Canada for white collar crime and government investigations and as a top criminal law practitioner nationwide. Who’s Who Legal recommends Frank as a Global Leader in business crime defence and investigations.

     

    He was a Director of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association from 2004 to 2021 and is a past President of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association.

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Notable Cases As Counsel

R. v. Ste-Marie, 2022 SCC 3
R. v. Huang, 2021 ONSC 8372
R. c. Rizzuto, 2021 QCCA 1789
McLeod (Re) (2 June 2021) (OJC)
R. v. Baskaran, 2020 ONCA 25
Huang v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 FC 1122
R. v. Greeley, 2019 ONCJ 907
R. v. Walker, 2019 ONCA 765
R. v. Esseghaier, 2019 ONCA 672
R. v. Othman, 2018 ONCA 1073
R. v. Wheeler, 2018 ONCA 1069
R. v. J.C.P., 2018 ONCA 986
R. v. MacIsaac, 2018 ONCA 650
R. v. Cody, 2017 SCC 31
R. v. Dunstan, 2017 ONCA 432
Camp v. Canada (Attorney General), 2017 FC 240
S.C. v. N.S., 2017 ONSC 353
R. v. Zvolensky, 2017 ONCA 273
R. v. Ahmed, 2017 ONCA 76
World Bank Group v. Wallace, 2016 SCC (WATCH WEBCAST)
R. v. MacIsaac, 2015 ONCA 587
R. v. Badgerow, 2014 ONCA 272
R. v. Cook, 2014 ONCA 170
R. v. Conception, 2014 SCC 60  (WATCH WEBCAST)
R. v. Rocheleau, 2013 ONCA 679
U.S.A. v. Nguyen, 2013 ONSC 4842
R. v. Frimpong, 2013 ONCA 243
R. v. Huang, 2013 ONCA 240
R. v. A.R., 2012 ONCJ 268
R. v. Cole, 2012 SCC 53 (WATCH WEBCAST)
R. v. Cole (2011), 269 C.C.C. (3d) 402 (Ont. C.A.)
R. v. Yadegari (2011), 276 O.A.C. 322 (Ont. C.A.)
R. v. Turpin (2011), 272 C.C.C. (3d) 340 (Ont. C.A.)
R. v. A.R., 2011 ONCJ 810
R. v. Badgerow (2010), 260 O.A.C. 273 (Ont. C.A.)
R. v. Grant, [2009] 2 S.C.R. 353
R. v. Batisse (2009), 241 C.C.C. (3d) 491 (Ont. C.A.)
Branch v. Ontario (Ministry of the Environment) (2009), 93 O.R. (3d) 665 (Ont. Sup. Ct.)
Tele-Mobile Co. v. Ontario, [2008] 1 S.C.R. 305
R. v. Luedecke (2008), 236 C.C.C. (3d) 317 (Ont. C.A.)
R. v. Sauvé (2004), 182 C.C.C. (3d) 321 (Ont. C.A.)
R. v. Glad Day Bookshop (2004), 183 C.C.C. (3d) 449 (Ont. Sup. Ct.)
R. v. Dimitrov (2003), 181 CCC (3d) 554 (Ont. C.A.)
R. v. Williams (2003), 181 C.C.C. (3d) 414 (Ont. C.A.)
R. v. O’Connor (2002), 170 C.C.C. (3d) 365 (Ont. C.A.)
R. v. Ruzic, [2001] 1 S.C.R. 687
R. v. Barrow (2001), 155 C.C.C. (3d) 362 (Ont. C.A.)
R. v. Suzack (2000), 141 C.C.C. (3d) 449 (Ont. C.A.)
R. v. Babinski (1999), 135 C.C.C. (3d) 1 (Ont. C.A.)
R. v. Laws (1998), 128 C.C.C. (3d) 516 (Ont. C.A.)
R. v. Caputo (1997), 114 C.C.C. (3d) 1 (Ont. C.A.)
United States of America v. Dynar, [1997] 2 S.C.R. 462 
R. v. Paintings, Drawings, and Photographic Slides of Paintings (1995), 97 C.C.C. (3d) 290 (Ont. Ct. Gen. Div.)
R. v. Durette, [1994] 1 S.C.R. 469
R. v. Greenbaum, [1993] 1 S.C.R. 674
R. v. DeSousa, [1992] 2 S.C.R. 944
R. v. Lachance, [1990] 2 S.C.R. 1490

Notable Cases As Intervener for the Canadian Conference for the Arts

Notable Cases As Intervener for The Advocates' Society

Notable Cases As Intervener for the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

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