More About Lynda
Lynda is a partner at ALG. She has a criminal and regulatory law practice with expertise in search and seizure issues.
Before joining ALG, Lynda worked for nine years at a top criminal and regulatory boutique firm in Toronto. Lynda also gained experience on the other side of the courtroom as an Assistant Crown Attorney for the Guns & Gangs Unit. Lynda acts as duty counsel for the Law Society of Ontario and the Pro Bono Inmate Appeal Program.
Lynda earned her law degree from the University of Ottawa, where she graduated at the top of her class and earned awards including prizes for highest standing in criminal law and procedure.
Lynda is a member of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association and the Chair of the Advocates’ Society Criminal Law Practice Group. She is a regular speaker at search and seizure conferences and co-chair of the annual Osgoode Tech Crime Conference. Lynda is also counsel to the Canadian federal government's Foreign Interference Commission.
Notable Media Publications
For the Defence, "Challenging The Voluntary Sharing of Corporate Information with Law Enforcement" (January 2023)
For the Defence, "The Principled Approach to Excision" (August 2022)
For the Defence, "The Use and Admissibility of Screenshot Evidence" (May 2022)
Forthe Defence, “The Use of Technology in Criminal Investigations and Prosecutions” (December 2021)
For the Defence, “Technology and the Pandemic” (July 2021)
For the Defence, “Project Cases” (April 2021)
For the Defence, “Step 6: Some Practical Considerations” (July 2020)
Criminal Lawyers’ Association 2019 Fall Conference, Step 6: Some Practical Considerations
For the Defence, “Defence Counsel’s Role During the Execution of a
Search Warrant” (March 2019)
Ontario Bar Association, Case Commentary: v. Reeves, 2018 SCC 56 (January 13, 2019)
Keeping Tabs, “Protecting Your Ice Hole” (with Amy Ohler; June 2017)